verb (used with object), in·jured, in·jur·ing.
Origin of injure
Examples from the Web for injured
At least two people were injured in the explosion but no fatalities have been reported.
As my injured leg improves, my left leg starts aching, then throbbing, near my hip.
An Egyptian military spokesman said in a statement that five sailors were injured and eight remain missing.ISIS Wannabes Claim They Killed an American in Egypt|Jamie Dettmer|December 1, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Fifteen people were killed, more than 200 were injured, and more than 300 families lost their homes.Heed the Warnings: Why We’re on the Brink of Mass Extinction|Sean B. Carroll|November 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
His work also provides a graphic account of injured females who were assaulted by marauding “gangs” of Adélie males.Lovable ‘Madagascar’ Penguins Are Known to Rape and Torture in Real Life|Asawin Suebsaeng|November 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The intention is present of separating (or effecting a separation) from the injured spouse.Ifugao Law|R. F. Burton
Cast about, and see if this feeling has not injured every person you have ever known to fall into it.The Story of Young Abraham Lincoln|Wayne Whipple
Who could doubt his sincerity, who question the injured honour that rang like a trumpet through his words?Quisant|Anthony Hope
It struck and injured fatally an innocent outsider, who was taken to the Charity Hospital, in the rue Jacob, and died there.The Real Latin Quarter|F. Berkeley Smith
When he came to look over his injured arm Ralph found a pretty bad bruise near the shoulder.Ralph, the Train Dispatcher|Allen Chapman
British Dictionary definitions for injured
Word Origin for injure
Word Origin and History for injured
mid-15c., "do an injustice to, dishonor," probably a back-formation from injury, or else from Middle French injuriier, from Latin injurare. Injury also served as a verb (late 15c.). Related: Injured; injuring.