injure

  • 1 INJURE — «Toute expression outrageante, termes de mépris ou invective qui ne renferme l’imputation d’aucun fait est une injure.» Infraction juridiquement très proche de la diffamation, l’injure requiert, ainsi qu’en dispose la loi française du 29 juillet… …

    Encyclopédie Universelle

  • 2 injure — Injure, Iniuria, Maledictum, Probrum. Injure verbale, Conuitium, Maledictum. B. Laide injure, Blasphemia. Laisser l injure, Concedere iniuriae. Par injure, Contumeliae causa. Nulle injure m a esmeu, Nulla iniuria meipsum pepulit. Prendre à injure …

    Thresor de la langue françoyse

  • 3 injure — INJURE. s. f. Tort, outrage de fait ou de parole. Grande injure. injure atroce, sanglante, irreparable. faire injure, faire une injure à quelqu un. endurer, souffrir une injure. oublier, pardonner les injures. repousser les injures. venger l… …

    Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • 4 injure — in·jure vt in·jured, in·jur·ing 1: to interfere with or violate the legally protected interests of: as a: to harm the physical, emotional, or mental well being of b: to cause (another) to suffer from damage to, deprivation of, or interference… …

    Law dictionary

  • 5 injure — injure, harm, hurt, damage, impair, mar, spoil all mean to affect someone or something so as to rob it of soundness, strength, or perfection or to reduce its value, usefulness, or effectiveness. Injure in its earliest and still frequent sense… …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 6 Injure — In jure, v. t. [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… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 7 injure — in‧jure [ˈɪndʒə ǁ ər] verb [transitive] 1. to cause physical harm to someone or to yourself, for example in an accident: • He sought compensation after being injured by a defective product. 2. to make an industry, economy, company, or investor… …

    Financial and business terms

  • 8 injure — [in′jər] vt. injured, injuring [altered < earlier injury, to harm < LME injurien < MFr injurier < L injuriari < injuria: see INJURY] 1. to do physical harm or damage to; hurt 2. to offend (one s feelings, pride, etc.); wound 3. to… …

    English World dictionary

  • 9 injure — INJURE: Doit toujours se laver dans le sang …

    Dictionnaire des idées reçues

  • 10 injure — (v.) mid 15c., do an injustice to, dishonor, probably a back formation from INJURY (Cf. injury), or else from M.Fr. injuriier, from L. injurare. Injury also served as a verb (late 15c.). Related: Injured; injuring …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 11 injure — [v] hurt, harm abuse, aggrieve, batter, blemish, blight, break, contort, cripple, cut up, damage, deface, deform, disable, disfigure, distort, distress, do in*, draw blood*, foul, foul up, grieve, hack up, impair, maim, maltreat, mangle, mar,… …

    New thesaurus

  • 12 injure — ► VERB 1) do physical harm to; wound. 2) offend or hurt …

    English terms dictionary

  • 13 injure — (in ju r ) s. f. 1°   Ce qui est contre le droit, la justice (d après le sens étymologique), tort, dommage. •   S il y a plusieurs personnes qui n aient pas plus de droit d être expédiées l une que l autre, le juge qui prendra quelque chose de l… …

    Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • 14 INJURE — s. f. Insulte, outrage, ou de fait, ou de parole, ou par écrit. Grande injure. Injure grave, atroce, sanglante, irréparable. Faire injure. Vous me faites injure en me supposant de telles intentions. Faire une injure à quelqu un. Endurer, souffrir …

    Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 7eme edition (1835)

  • 15 Injure — Une injure est une parole offensante adressée à une personne dans le but de la blesser délibérément, en cherchant à l atteindre dans son honneur et sa dignité. Une insulte, quasi synonyme d injure, est cependant considérée comme une injure moins… …

    Wikipédia en Français

  • 16 INJURE — n. f. Insulte, outrage, ou de fait, ou de parole, ou par écrit. Injure sanglante, irréparable. Endurer, souffrir une injure. Oublier, pardonner les injures. Venger l’injure de quelqu’un. Laver une injure dans le sang. L’oubli, le mépris, le… …

    Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 8eme edition (1935)

  • 17 injure — injurable, adj. injurer, n. /in jeuhr/, v.t., injured, injuring. 1. to do or cause harm of any kind to; damage; hurt; impair: to injure one s hand. 2. to do wrong or injustice to. 3. to wound or offend: to injure a friend s feelings. [1575 85;… …

    Universalium

  • 18 injure — verb 1 harm yourself/sb physically ADVERB ▪ badly, seriously, severely ▪ slightly ▪ physically ▪ accidentally ▪ …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 19 injure — transitive verb (injured; injuring) Etymology: Middle English enjuren, from Anglo French *enjurer, from Late Latin injuriare, from Latin injuria injury Date: 15th century 1. a. to do an injustice to ; wrong b. to harm, impair, or tarnish the… …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 20 injure */*/ — UK [ˈɪndʒə(r)] / US [ˈɪndʒər] verb [transitive] Word forms injure : present tense I/you/we/they injure he/she/it injures present participle injuring past tense injured past participle injured 1) a) [often passive] to hurt someone and cause damage …

    English dictionary


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