- to do or cause harm of any kind to; damage; hurt; impair: to injure one's hand.
- to do wrong or injustice to.
- to wound or offend: to injure a friend's feelings.
Origin of injure
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Antonyms for injure
Related Words for uninjuredunharmed, perfect, unblemished, unhurt, unscathed, untouched, flawless, unbroken, protected, intact, secure, vigorous, sturdy, solid, vibrant, safe, thorough, sane, stable, robust
Examples from the Web for uninjured
Contemporary Examples of uninjured
Liu, who was uninjured, was holding back tears as she spoke.Stuck in Limbo After San Francisco Crash
July 9, 2013
Although William landed on the head that will someday wear the crown, he was uninjured and got right back on his pony.Power Tripping: King Juan Carlos I & More (Photos)
The Daily Beast
August 5, 2012
Historical Examples of uninjured
Nor was his uninjured hand behind his back hiding something.White Fang
Hans was caught; and Gutierrez, within the sack, was found to be uninjured.
The trees were all uninjured; the carpet of velvety moss was undefiled by blood.The Downfall
Philip had only to get into the uninjured carriage and order the driver to return.Where Angels Fear to Tread
E. M. Forster
Marion was uninjured, but badly frightened; and her humiliation was complete.The Heart of Thunder Mountain
Edfrid A. Bingham
- not having sustained any injury; unhurt
- to cause physical or mental harm or suffering to; hurt or wound
- to offend, esp by an injustice
Word Origin for injure
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.