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

Word History


Late Latin, loss without unlawful conduct

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“Damnum absque injuria.” Merriam-Webster.com Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/legal/damnum%20absque%20injuria. Accessed 28 Mar. 2023.

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