injure etymology

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

Detailed word origin of injure

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 (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 (fro) Injury; damage; harm.
injure French (fra) Offense, insult.

Words with the same origin as injure

Descendants of ingratus
gratitude ingrat ingratitude
Descendants of -ure
allure armure blessure brûlure candidature chaussure coiffure confiture coupure couverture créature culture doublure fermeture fourrure future lecture morsure nature nourriture ordure ouverture procédure température égratignure