damnum absque injuria

dam·​num abs·​que in·​ju·​ria | \ ˈdam-nəm-ˈab-skwē-in-ˈju̇r-ē-ə, ˈdäm-nu̇m-ˈäb-skwā-in-ˈyü-rē-ä\

Legal Definition of damnum absque injuria

: a loss for which the law provides no means of recovery — compare injuria absque damno

History and Etymology for damnum absque injuria

Late Latin, loss without unlawful conduct

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