noun (plural damna /ˈdamnə/)Law
A loss: the infant plaintiff avers that she suffered the damnum
More example sentences
- The principle can perhaps be stated as a variation of the maxim so that it reads ex turpi causa non oritur damnum, where the damnum is the loss which would have been recovered but for the relevant illegal or immoral act.
- What is the injuria which has caused the damnum?
- The damnum is single but each commits a separate injuria.
Latin, 'hurt, harm, or damage'.
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