Definition of injured in English:

injured

adjective

  • 1Harmed, damaged, or impaired.

    ‘a road accident left him severely injured’
    • ‘If they don't have the necessary coverage, you could be held liable for an injured employee or damage to a neighbors home caused by the contractor.’
    • ‘At least two of the injured suffered serious bone fractures.’
    • ‘The officials said some of the 47 injured students sustained fractures, but none appeared to be critically hurt.’
    • ‘In addition to a claim for damages, an injured employee may also have a claim for various social security benefits.’
    • ‘One of the victims was taken to hospital with a swollen eye, bruised forehead and injured shoulder.’
    • ‘As a result he suffered head fractures, a wasted hand, an injured spine and damage to his kidneys.’
    • ‘Many of the 120 injured police had head wounds and bruising.’
    • ‘Sprains usually cause pain, tenderness, swelling, or bruising to the injured area.’
    • ‘The only saving grace for the animal, say zoo officials, is that there appears to be no fracture in the injured leg.’
    • ‘He was always injured or temporarily mentally impaired and I had to save him and make decisions for the both of us.’
    • ‘The season as a whole hasn't gone as well as I would have liked - I got banned, then I was out for a few games with injured ribs and then I got knocked unconscious.’
    • ‘Build new health and rehabilitation facilities, and train new health care workers to meet the needs of injured and disabled workers’
    • ‘Davis continues to be hobbled by an injured knee and a sore hamstring.’
    • ‘The board is also helpful to anyone with an injured or disabled hand.’
    • ‘Heroic neighbours risked their lives to rescue an injured pensioner from the shattered remains of her home after a massive gas blast.’
    • ‘Doctors are putting smiles back on the faces of seriously injured and deformed children with the help of a revolutionary new implant to help rebuild their looks.’
    • ‘Finally, the third condition is the existence of a causal link between the breach of the State's obligation and the harm suffered by the injured parties.’
    • ‘Furthermore, successful recovery for damages on behalf of injured consumers may be difficult or impossible.’
    • ‘Many homes, schools, mosques and offices were damaged and thousands of injured people were taken to hospital.’
    • ‘A clean-up operation is under way at a Rendall salmon-farm to remove thousands of dead and injured fish following damage to sea cages on Friday night.’
    hurt, wounded, harmed, sore, damaged, bruised, on the sick list, disabled
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  • 2Offended.

    ‘his injured pride’
    • ‘Battling to restore their injured pride, London Broncos pushed St Helens all the way, but lost their clash at home on Saturday 30-20.’
    • ‘Nathan's injured pride overcome by his desire to be made whole.’
    • ‘His legs immediately gave way and he rolled backwards with a loud thud, landing sprawled, suffering from chronically injured pride, in an ungainly heap.’
    • ‘It is reasonable to suggest therefore that her victory helped to heal the wounds of injured national pride.’
    • ‘He then went on to consider the question of damages and concluded that damages for injured feelings and mental suffering were recoverable.’
    • ‘Without taking his hands from the controls, the bear motioned with the nod of his head toward the other seat, but gave her a friendly smile to ease her injured pride.’
    • ‘He could hardly keep from laughing as he spoke, but adopted a look of injured pride.’
    • ‘As much as it dents my already injured pride, Scorpion is right.’
    • ‘Thus, although the loss of a job is very often the cause of injured feelings and emotional upset, the law does not recognize these as compensable losses.’
    • ‘I figured that sound would soothe his injured pride.’
    • ‘What she said next transformed my injured pride into guilt.’
    • ‘His form practically radiated anger and injured pride.’
    • ‘Luckily, the ground was covered with a soft layer of moss; too bad it did nothing to help his injured pride.’
    • ‘It is injured pride that keeps both hawks and doves locked in battle, says Andrew Anthony’
    • ‘My mother gave her best imitation of a person with injured pride.’
    • ‘He was actually delighting in the fact that Violet had been struck simply because it soothed his injured pride.’
    • ‘I sat quietly, nursing injured pride and thoughts of the future; the most recent report had been that our owners were planning a sale.’
    • ‘Adding insult to Dunfermline's injured pride was Scott McLean who nabbed a late fourth for Partick who must have wished this game would never end.’
    • ‘He will, moreover, be nursing a case of injured pride this morning.’
    • ‘No small amount of mayhem is committed every year in the name of injured pride.’
    wronged, offended, abused, maltreated, mistreated, ill-treated, ill-used, harmed
    upset, hurt, wounded, reproachful, offended, piqued, pained, aggrieved
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Pronunciation:

injured

/ˈinjərd/