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Another word for injury

  1. The action or result of inflicting loss or pain

      1. Harm, damage, or injury, esp. that done by a person
      2. A cause or source of harm, damage, or annoyance
      3. Action or conduct that causes damage or trouble
      1. A wrong; harm:
      2. Something that hurts; a pain, injury, or wound.
      3. Harm, wrong, or damage
      1. Moral wrong; evil
      2. Immoral or unjust effects:
      3. Hurt; injury; damage
      1. Something that causes damage, harm, or loss:
      2. Anything that causes damage or injury
      3. Damage; injury; harm
      1. Injury or harm to a person or thing, resulting in a loss in soundness or value
      2. (Law) Money claimed by, or ordered paid to, a person to compensate for injury or loss caused by the wrong of the opposite party or parties
      3. (Informal) Cost; price:
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  2. An act that is not just

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Another word for injury

  1. A physical hurt

      1. (Colloquial, often childish) A mistake or error.
      2. A slight physical injury, such as a scratch.
      3. (Colloquial, childish, by or to young children) A minor injury, such as a cut or a bruise.
      1. Any flaw, defect, or shortcoming
      2. A mark that mars the appearance, as a stain, spot, scar, etc.
      3. A small mark that makes the appearance of something less attractive.
      1. The result of deforming; disfigurement
      2. (Physics) The changing of form or shape, as by stress
      3. A transformation; change of shape.
      1. Anything causing pain or distress; calamity
      2. A cause of pain, suffering, or distress:
      1. The result of lacerating; jagged tear or wound
      2. An irregular open wound caused by a blunt impact to soft tissue.
      3. A jagged wound or cut.
      1. The condition of being in need of immediate assistance:
      2. Physical deterioration, as of a highway, caused by hard use over time:
      3. Bodily dysfunction or discomfort caused by disease or injury:
      1. A mark, such as a dent, resulting from use or contact.
      2. A mark left on the skin or other tissue after a wound, burn, ulcer, pustule, lesion, etc. has healed; cicatrix
      3. A lingering sign of damage or injury, either mental or physical:
      1. The state of being swollen.
      2. An increasing or being increased in size, volume, etc.
      3. Something swollen, especially an abnormally swollen body part or area.
      1. An act, process, or result of burning:
      2. A sensation of intense heat, stinging pain, or irritation:
      3. An injury or damage caused by fire, heat, radiation, wind, caustics, etc.: in medicine, burns are classified as first-degree burn, reddening, second-degree burn, blistering, and third-degree burn, destruction of the skin and the tissues under it
      1. A wearing away by rubbing or scraping, as of rock by wind, water, etc.
      2. A scraped area on the skin or on a mucous membrane, resulting from injury or irritation.
      3. The process of wearing down or rubbing away by means of friction.
      1. A sudden, brief feeling of remorse, shame, etc.; qualm
      2. A sharp, sudden physical pain.
      3. A sudden, brief, darting pain or pang
      1. A sudden, painful, involuntary contraction of a muscle or muscles from chill, strain, etc.
      2. Spasmodic contractions of the uterus, such as those occurring during menstruation or labor, usually causing pain in the abdomen that may radiate to the lower back and thighs.
      3. An involuntary, spasmodic muscle contraction causing severe pain.
      1. The act or an instance of perforating or piercing
      2. A hole made by a sharp point, as in an automobile tire, the skin, etc.
      1. An open skin lesion, wound, or ulcer.
      2. A sore, usually infected spot on the body, as an ulcer, boil, or blister
      3. A source of pain, irritation, grief, distress, etc.
      1. A bruising or being bruised
      2. An injury in which the skin is not broken; a bruise.
      1. A similar injury to plant tissue, often resulting in discoloration or spoilage.
      2. A painful feeling caused by or associated with an experience.
      3. An injury to underlying tissues or bone in which the skin is not broken, often characterized by ruptured blood vessels and discolorations; a contusion.
      1. (Slang) A confidence game, especially one implemented by undercover agents to apprehend criminals.
      2. A sharp-pointed organ in insects and certain other animals, used to prick, wound, or inject poison
      3. A pain or wound resulting from or as from stinging
      1. Excessive discharge of blood from the blood vessels; profuse bleeding.
      2. The escape of large quantities of blood from a blood vessel; heavy bleeding
      3. A copious loss of something valuable:
      1. A break, rupture, or crack, especially in bone or cartilage.
      2. The condition of having been broken or ruptured:
      3. A break, crack, or split
      1. A secure grip or hold applied by a tool or machine upon a working surface.
      2. A wound, bruise, or sting from biting
      3. A skin wound or puncture produced by an animal's teeth or mouthparts:
      1. Any of various pathological or traumatic changes in a bodily organ or tissue, including tumors, ulcers, sores, and wounds.
      2. An injury or other change in an organ or tissue of the body tending to result in impairment or loss of function
      3. An injury; hurt; damage
      1. An attempt; a try:
      2. A wound inflicted with or as if with a pointed weapon.
      3. A sudden piercing pain.
      1. (Billiards, Pool) A shot that results in a penalty; specif., in pool, a shot in which the cue ball goes into a pocket
      2. A mark or tear made in a surface by something sharp or rough
      3. A wound, usually superficial, inflicted by nails, claws, or something pointed pulled across the skin, etc.
      1. A deep flesh wound.
      2. A long deep cut.
      1. An act of spraining
      2. A painful wrenching or laceration of the ligaments of a joint.
      3. The resulting condition, characterized by swelling, pain, and disablement of the joint
      1. A part that has been cut from a main body:
      2. A movie at a given stage in its editing:
      3. A reduction:
      1. An experience that causes severe anxiety or emotional distress, such as rape or combat:
      2. Serious injury to the body, as from physical violence or an accident:
      3. (Med.) Bodily injury, wound, or shock
      1. (Accounting) A downward revaluation, a write-down.
      2. The result of being impaired; a deterioration or weakening; a disability or handicap; an inefficient part or factor.
      1. Injury or harm to a person or thing, resulting in a loss in soundness or value
      2. (Law) Money claimed by, or ordered paid to, a person to compensate for injury or loss caused by the wrong of the opposite party or parties
      3. (Informal) Cost; price:
      1. An injury to a plant caused by cutting, scraping, or other external force
      2. Any hurt or injury to the feelings, honor, etc.
      3. An injury to the body in which the skin or other tissue is broken, cut, pierced, torn, etc.
      1. Physical or psychological damage or injury:
      2. Immoral or unjust effects:
      3. Hurt; injury; damage
  2. A moral hurt