injury etymology

English word injury comes from Latin ingratus (Thankless. Ungrateful. Unpleasant, disagreeable.), Latin jure, French -ure (Used to form nouns describing the result of an action.), Middle French (ca. 1400-1600) iniure (Insult.)

Detailed word origin of injury

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
ingratus Latin (lat) Thankless. Ungrateful. Unpleasant, disagreeable.
jure Latin (lat)
-ure French (fra) Used to form nouns describing the result of an action.
iniure Middle French (ca. 1400-1600) (frm) Insult.
iniurius Latin (lat) Injurious, wrongful, unjust.
iniuria Latin (lat) Damage, harm, hurt, injury. Injury, wronging, offense, insult, wrong. Injustice, wrongdoing. Slander.
injurie Old French (842-ca. 1400) (fro) Injury; damage; harm.
injure French (fra) Offense, insult.
injurie Anglo-Norman (xno)
injury English (eng) (obsolete) To wrong, to injure. (archaic) Injustice.. Damage to the body of a human or animal.. The violation of a person's reputation, rights, property, or interests.

Words with the same origin as injury

Descendants of -ure
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