injures

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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Injure \In"jure\, verb (used with an object) [imp. & p. p. {Injured}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Injuring}.] [L. injuriari, fr. injuria injury, perh. through F. injurier to insult, in OF. also, to injure; or perhaps fr. E. injury, or F. injure injury. See {Injury}.] To do harm to; to impair the excellence and value of; to hurt; to damage; -- used in a variety of senses; as: (a) To hurt or wound, as the person; to impair soundness, as of health. (b) To damage or lessen the value of, as goods or estate. (c) To slander, tarnish, or impair, as reputation or character. (d) To impair or diminish, as happiness or virtue. (e) To give pain to, as the sensibilities or the feelings; to grieve; to annoy. (f) To impair, as the intellect or mind.

When have I injured thee? when done thee wrong? --Shak.

Syn: To damage; mar; spoil; harm; sully; wrong; maltreat; abuse; insult; affront; dishonor.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

injure

verb

1: cause injuries or bodily harm to [syn: {injure}, {wound}]

2: hurt the feelings of; "She hurt me when she did not include me among her guests"; "This remark really bruised my ego" [syn: {hurt}, {wound}, {injure}, {bruise}, {offend}, {spite}]

3: cause damage or affect negatively; "Our business was hurt by the new competition" [syn: {hurt}, {injure}]


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