(noun, verb)


1. any physical damage to the body caused by violence or accident or fracture etc.

Similar word(s): harm, hurt, trauma

Definition categories: state, unhealthiness

2. an accident that results in physical damage or hurt

Definition categories: event, accident

3. a casualty to military personnel resulting from combat

Similar word(s): wound

Definition categories: event, loss

4. an act that causes someone or something to receive physical damage

Definition categories: act, misconduct, wrongdoing

5. wrongdoing that violates another's rights and is unjustly inflicted

Definition categories: act, misconduct, wrongdoing

Sentences with injury as a noun:

- The passenger sustained a severe injury in the car accident.

- Slander is an injury to the character.


1. (obsolete) To wrong, to injure.