injured

in|jured [ˈındʒəd US -ərd] adj
1.) having a wound or damage to part of your body
→↑wounded
an injured bird
Chelsea have three injured players.
Grandpa was badly injured in the war.
The car accident left him seriously injured .
2.) the injured
the people who have been hurt
→↑the wounded
Many of the injured are still in a serious condition.
3.) injured look/expression etc
a look that shows you feel you have been treated unfairly
4.) injured pride/feelings etc
a feeling of being upset or offended because you think you have been unfairly treated
5.) the injured party
formal the person who has been unfairly treated in a particular situation

Dictionary of contemporary English. 2013.

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  • injured — injured; un·injured; …   English syllables

  • injured — index aggrieved (harmed), aggrieved (victimized), blemished, broken (fractured), defective, faulty, imperfect …   Law dictionary

  • injured — ► ADJECTIVE 1) harmed or wounded. 2) offended; wronged …   English terms dictionary

  • injured — in|jured [ ındʒərd ] adjective * 1. ) hurt in an accident or attack: Peter brushed aside worries about his injured knee. The injured man was taken to a hospital. seriously injured: a seriously injured patient a ) the injured people who have been… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • injured */ — UK [ˈɪndʒə(r)d] / US [ˈɪndʒərd] adjective 1) a) hurt in an accident or attack Peter brushed aside worries about his injured knee. The injured man was taken to hospital. seriously injured: a seriously injured patient b) the injured people who have …   English dictionary

  • injured — [[t]ɪ̱nʤə(r)d[/t]] ♦♦♦ 1) ADJ GRADED An injured person or animal has physical damage to part of their body, usually as a result of an accident or fighting. The other injured man had a superficial stomach wound... Many of them will have died… …   English dictionary

  • injured — adjective 1 having an injury: He isn t injured just shocked. 2 the injured injured people: Firefighters had to cut open the wreckage in order to get the injured out. 3 an injured look/expression etc a look that shows you feel you have been… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • injured — adj. VERBS ▪ be, lie ▪ He could have been lying injured on the moors after a fall from his horse. ▪ get ADVERB ▪ badly, criti …   Collocations dictionary

  • injured — adjective 1) his injured arm Syn: hurt, wounded, damaged, sore, bruised; crippled, lame, disabled; maimed, mutilated, deformed, mangled, broken, fractured Ant: healthy …   Thesaurus of popular words

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