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in·ju·ry

injury

 
 
pronunciation:
In j ri
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part of speech: noun
inflections: injuries
definition 1: any damage or wrong that causes hardship or suffering.
 
synonyms:
hurt, wound
similar words:
affront, damage, detriment, disservice, evil, harm, sore, trauma, wrong
definition 2: a particular instance of harm, esp. physical; wound.
synonyms:
wound
similar words:
bruise, contusion, cut, gash, harm, hurt, insult, laceration, lesion, scrape, scratch, sore, stab, trauma
definition 3: in law, any wrongful act done to another.
synonyms:
wrong
similar words:
abuse, calumny, defamation, disservice, enormity, grievance, injustice, libel, malfeasance, misdeed, slander, tort
Word Combinations  About this feature
adjective + (n.)injury accidental, acute, athletic, bodily, catastrophic, chronic, devastating, disabling, facial, fatal, internal, key, liable, life-threatening, mild, minor, nagging, occupational, painful, patient, penetrating, perceived, permanent, personal, physical, prone, recurrent, related, repetitive, reported, serious, severe, spinal, spinal-cord, susceptible, thermal, traumatic, unintentional, vascular, vulnerable [See all][See only the most frequent]
verb + (n.)injury aggravate, avoid, battle, cause, decrease, diagnose, endure, escape, fake, hamper, incur, inflict, insult, minimize, nurse, overcome, overuse, plague, prevent, recover, reduce, repair, result, risk, sideline, slow, suffer, sustain, treat  [See all][See only the most frequent]
(n.)injury + verb associate, heal, occur
noun + (n.)injury Help ankle, back, blast, brain, burn, calf, cause, compensation, cord, death, elbow, extent, extremity, foot, groin, gunshot, hamstring, head, hip, illness, incidence, insult, knee, leg, liability, ligament, likelihood, lung, mechanism, muscle, neck, nerve, occupant, onset, overuse, pain, plaintiff, rash, recovery, rib, risk, season, severity, shoulder, skiing, spine, sport, strain, stress, stroke, tendon, thumb, tissue, whiplash, workplace, wound, wrist [See all][See only the most frequent]
Word Explorer
conventionally associated with injury
places for treatment of injuries
some accessories for healing injuries
some actions related to healing injuries
some causes of injuries
some descriptions of injuries
some descriptions of someone not prone to injuries
some descriptions of someone prone to injuries
some examples of injuries
some feelings associated with injuries
some kinds of injuries
some people associated with injuries
some reactions to injuries
some results of injuries
some things for healing injuries
Word Parts  About this feature
The word injury contains the following parts:
in-2 Latin prefix that means not, without
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The prefix in-2 occurs in Latin loanwords and attaches to Latinate bases. The bases of most words prefixed with in-2 are independent adjectives (inadvertent , incognizant ), although the base adjective may no longer be in widespread use (as with incessant ). Exceptions include iniquitous and indignant . -in2 has multiple forms, as the 'n' sound in in-2 assimilates to the initial sound of the base to which it is attached. See the assimilated forms ig-, il-2, im-2, and ir-2.
jud, jur, just Latin root that means justice, law; swear
-y2 Latin and Greek noun-forming suffix that means state, quality, act, or practice of