One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘an injured player’
hurt, wounded, harmed, sore, damaged, bruised, on the sick list, disabled
maimed, mutilated, deformed, mangled, crushed, shattered, smashed, broken, fractured
British informal knackered, gammy
NZ Australian informal crook
2‘they were required to render compensation to the injured party’
wronged, offended, abused, maltreated, mistreated, ill-treated, ill-used, harmed
defamed, vilified, maligned, insulted, dishonoured, impugned, denigrated
3‘‘No doubt you would’ she replied in an injured tone’
upset, hurt, wounded, reproachful, offended, piqued, pained, aggrieved
unhappy, cut to the quick, put out, disgruntled, displeased
British informal not best pleased
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