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injury

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of injury

  1. 1 something that causes loss or pain <the harsh words were the worst injury that his father could inflict> Synonyms affliction, damage, detriment, harm, hurt Related Words disservice, injustice, outrage, wrong; affront, dart, indignity, insult, offense (or offence); beating, crippling, mayhem, mutilation; defacement, disability, disablement, disfigurement, impairment; lesion; rupture, strain; abrasion, chafe, scrape, scratch; boo-boo, bruise, contusion, swelling, wound; bump, concussion; cut, gash, laceration; burn, scald, scar, scathe, sear Near Antonyms healing, recovery; cure, fix, remedy

  2. 2 unfair or inadequate treatment of someone or something or an instance of this <the state did the rancher an injury when it destroyed his herd of cattle without adequate proof that it was diseased> Synonyms inequity, disservice, injustice, raw deal, shaft, unfairness, unjustness, wrongRelated Words affront, indignity, insult, offense (or offence), outrage, put-down, slight, slur; beef, complaint, grievanceNear Antonyms cricketAntonyms equitableness, equity, fairness, justice





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