From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Injury \In"ju*ry\, n.; pl. Injuries. [OE. injurie, L. injuria,
   fr. injurius injurious, wrongful, unjust; pref. in- not +
   jus, juris, right, law, justice: cf. F. injure. See Just,
   Any damage or hurt done to a person or thing; detriment to,
   or violation of, the person, character, feelings, rights,
   property, or interests of an individual; that which injures,
   or occasions wrong, loss, damage, or detriment; harm; hurt;
   loss; mischief; wrong; evil; as, his health was impaired by a
   severe injury; slander is an injury to the character.
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         For he that doeth injury shall receive that that he did
         evil.                                    --Wyclif(Col.
                                                  iii. 25).
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         Many times we do injury to a cause by dwelling on
         trifling arguments.                      --I. Watts.
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         Riot ascends above their loftiest towers,
         And injury and outrage.                  --Milton.
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   Note: Injury in morals and jurisprudence is the intentional
         doing of wrong. --Fleming.

   Syn: Harm; hurt; damage; loss; impairment; detriment; wrong;
        evil; injustice.
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