injury ( 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 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
...computer users suffering from repetitive strain injury.
Translation English Cobuild Collins Dictionary
abuse, damage, detriment, disservice, evil, grievance, harm, hurt, ill, injustice, mischief, ruin, trauma (Pathology) wound, wrong
English Collins Dictionary - English synonyms & Thesaurus
add insult to injury
to further a loss/slight with mockery or indignity; to worsen an unfavorable situation
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