Definition of injured in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈinjərd/


1Harmed, damaged, or impaired: a road accident left him severely injured
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  • As a result he suffered head fractures, a wasted hand, an injured spine and damage to his kidneys.
  • 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.
  • Many homes, schools, mosques and offices were damaged and thousands of injured people were taken to hospital.
hurt, wounded, damaged, sore, bruised;
crippled, lame, disabled;
maimed, mutilated, deformed, mangled, broken, fractured
2Offended: his injured pride
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  • It is reasonable to suggest therefore that her victory helped to heal the wounds of injured national 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.
  • 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.
wronged, offended, maltreated, mistreated, ill-used, harmed;
defamed, maligned, insulted, dishonored
upset, hurt, wounded, offended, reproachful, pained, aggrieved;
displeased, unhappy, put out, disgruntled, cut to the quick

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Syllabification: in·jured

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