noun, plural injuries.
harm or damage that is done or sustained:
to escape without injury.
a particular form or instance of harm:
an injury to one’s shoulder; an injury to one’s pride.
wrong or injustice done or suffered.
Law. any wrong or violation of the rights, property, reputation, etc., of another for which legal action to recover damages may be made.
Obsolete. injurious speech; calumny.
noun (pl) -ries
physical damage or hurt
a specific instance of this: a leg injury
harm done to a reputation
(law) a violation or infringement of another person’s rights that causes him harm and is actionable at law
an obsolete word for insult
injury in·ju·ry (ĭn’jə-rē)
Damage, harm, or loss, as from trauma.
A particular form of hurt, damage, or loss.
see: add insult to injury
noun 1. a fluid or viscous substance used for writing or printing. 2. a dark, protective fluid ejected by the cuttlefish and other cephalopods. 3. Informal. publicity, especially in print media: Their construction plans got some ink in the local paper. verb (used with object) 4. to mark, stain, cover, or smear with ink: to […]
reinnervation re·in·ner·va·tion (rē’ĭn-ər-vā’shən) n. Restoration of nerve control of a paralyzed muscle or organ by means of the regrowth of nerve fibers, either spontaneously or after anastomosis.
plural noun 1. the kidneys. 2. the region of the kidneys, or the lower part of the back. 3. (especially in Biblical use) the seat of the feelings or affections, formerly identified with the kidneys. noun 1. Often, reins. a leather strap, fastened to each end of the bit of a bridle, by which the […]
verb (used with object), inscribed, inscribing. 1. to address or dedicate (a book, photograph, etc.) informally to a person, especially by writing a brief personal note in or on it. 2. to mark (a surface) with words, characters, etc., especially in a durable or conspicuous way. 3. to write, print, mark, or engrave (words, characters, […]