injury meaning

  • Injury is damage to a biological organism caused by physical means. Major trauma is injury that can potentially lead to serious outcomes.
  • In 2013 4.8 million people died from injuries up from 4.3 million in 1990. More than 30% of these deaths were transport related injuries. In 2013 367,000 children less than five died from injuries down from 766,000 in 1990.

    Definition of injury in English Dictionary

  • NounPLinjuries
    1. damage to the body of a human or animal.
      1. The passenger sustained a severe injury in the car accident.
    2. violation of a person, their character, feelings, rights, property, or interests.
      1. Slander is an injury to the character.
    3. (archaic) injustice.
    4. VerbSGinjuriesPRinjuryingPT, PPinjuried
      1. OBS To wrong, to injure.
      2. More Examples
        1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
          • Our data show that the degradation is injury specific given that no degradation was seen in the unamputated digits subjected to HBO treatment [ …]
          • To Ryan, teams have tried so hard to prevent injuries —— and protect guaranteed contracts —— that they have underconditioned pitchers.
          • But even the return of skipper Steven Gerrard from a six-week injury layoff could not inspire Liverpool
        2. Used in the Ending of Sentence
          • I will not be adding more entries owing to repetitive strain injury.
          • Moreover, 2 of 4 patients with secondary diagnosis of acute interstitial nephritis showed tubulitis, a feature associated with tubular injury.
          • The main inclusion criterion was presence of a HVFD, at least a quadrantanopia, restricted to one half of the visual field, due to acquired postchiasmatic brain injury.
      • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
        1. Nouns
          • Countable nouns
          • Verbs
          Related Links:
          1. en injury time
          2. en injury current
          3. en injury currents
          4. en injury potential
          5. en injury potentials
          Source: Wiktionary
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          Meaning of injury for the defined word.

          Grammatically, this word "injury" is a noun, more specifically, a countable noun. It's also a verb.
          Difficultness: Level 1
          Easy     ➨     Difficult
          Definiteness: Level 8
          Definite    ➨     Versatile