in·jure /ˈɪnʤɚ/ 及物動詞
In·jure v. t. [imp. & p. p. Injured p. pr. & vb. n. Injuring.] To do harm to; to impair the excellence and value of; to hurt; to damage; -- used in a variety of senses; as: (a) To hurt or wound, as the person; to impair soundness, as of health. (b) To damage or lessen the value of, as goods or estate. (c) To slander, tarnish, or impair, as reputation or character. (d) To impair or diminish, as happiness or virtue. (e) To give pain to, as the sensibilities or the feelings; to grieve; to annoy. (f) To impair, as the intellect or mind.
When have I injured thee? when done thee wrong? --Shak.
Syn: -- To damage; mar; spoil; harm; sully; wrong; maltreat; abuse; insult; affront; dishonor.
v 1: cause injuries or bodily harm to [syn: wound]
2: hurt the feelings of; "She hurt me when she did not include
me among her guests"; "This remark really bruised me ego"
[syn: hurt, wound, bruise, offend, spite]
3: cause damage or affect negatively; "Our business was hurt by
the new competition" [syn: hurt]