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  ( injuries    plural  )
1       n-var   An injury is damage done to a person's or an animal's body.  
Four police officers sustained serious injuries in the explosion..., The two other passengers escaped serious injury.     
2       n-var   If someone suffers injuryto their feelings, they are badly upset by something. If they suffer injuryto their reputation, their reputation is seriously harmed.     (LEGAL)   oft N to n  
She was awarded £3,500 for injury to her feelings.     
    to add insult to injury  

injury time     
Injury time is the period of time added to the end of a football game because play was stopped during the match when players were injured.  
  (mainly BRIT)      n-uncount  
repetitive strain injury     
Repetitive strain injury is the same as RSI.      n-uncount users suffering from repetitive strain injury.     
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abuse, damage, detriment, disservice, evil, grievance, harm, hurt, ill, injustice, mischief, ruin, trauma     (Pathology)   wound, wrong  

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add insult to injury id.
to further a loss/slight with mockery or indignity; to worsen an unfavorable situation
Ex: She was told she was too old for the job and, to add insult to injury, she was suggested to think about retiring

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money that is paid because someone suffered from a loss of what they own (such as injury)
When you are responsible for someone's serious injury, I think you should pay compensation to that person.
money paid to someone because they have suffered injury or loss, or because what they own has been damaged
[US] She received a compensation from the government for the damage caused to her property.
Cybertort is a willful act done by a person on internet that may cause legal injuries to virtual identity or virtual property of a person in cyberspace
[Leg.];[Tech.] cyber defamation is Cybertort
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