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English noun: injury

1. injury (state) any physical damage to the body caused by violence or accident or fracture etc.

Synonymsharm, hurt, trauma

Broader (hypernym)health problem, ill health, unhealthiness

Narrower (hyponym)birth trauma, bite, blast trauma, bleeding, blunt trauma, brain damage, break, bruise, bump, burn, contusion, cryopathy, dislocation, electric shock, fracture, frostbite, haemorrhage, hemorrhage, insect bite, intravasation, lesion, penetrating injury, penetrating trauma, pinch, pull, rupture, sting, strain, twist, wale, weal, welt, wheal, whiplash, whiplash injury, wound, wrench

2. injury (event) an accident that results in physical damage or hurt

Synonymsaccidental injury

Broader (hypernym)accident

Narrower (hyponym)concussion, mutilation

3. injury (event) a casualty to military personnel resulting from combat

Synonymscombat injury, wound

Broader (hypernym)loss, personnel casualty

Narrower (hyponym)blighty wound, flesh wound

Domain categoryarmed forces, armed services, military, military machine, war machine

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

Broader (hypernym)actus reus, misconduct, wrongdoing, wrongful conduct

Narrower (hyponym)disservice, ill service, ill turn, spoil, spoilage, spoiling

5. injury (act) wrongdoing that violates another's rights and is unjustly inflicted

Broader (hypernym)actus reus, misconduct, wrongdoing, wrongful conduct

Narrower (hyponym)damage, legal injury, wrong

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