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Injury vs. Wound

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Main Difference

The main difference between Injury and Wound is that the Injury is a physiological wound caused by an external source and Wound is a injury where the skin is torn

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  • Injury (noun)

    Damage to the body of a human or animal.

    "The passenger sustained a severe injury in the car accident."

  • Injury (noun)

    The violation of a person's reputation, rights, property, or interests.

    "Slander is an injury to the character."

  • Injury (noun)

    Injustice.

  • Injury (verb)

    To wrong, to injure.

  • Wound (noun)

    An injury, such as a cut, stab, or tear, to a (usually external) part of the body.

  • Wound (noun)

    A hurt to a person's feelings, reputation, prospects, etc.

    "It took a long time to get over the wound of that insult."

  • Wound (noun)

    An injury to a person by which the skin is divided or its continuity broken.

  • Wound (verb)

    To hurt or injure (someone) by cutting, piercing, or tearing the skin.

    "The police officer wounded the suspect during the fight that ensued."

  • Wound (verb)

    To hurt (a person's feelings).

    "The actor's pride was wounded when the leading role went to his rival."

  • Wound (verb)

    simple past tense and past participle of wind

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Oxford Dictionary
  • Injury (noun)

    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.

  • Wound

    imp. & p. p. of Wind to twist, and Wind to sound by blowing.

  • Wound

    To hurt by violence; to produce a breach, or separation of parts, in, as by a cut, stab, blow, or the like.

  • Wound

    To hurt the feelings of; to pain by disrespect, ingratitude, or the like; to cause injury to.

  • Wound (noun)

    A hurt or injury caused by violence; specifically, a breach of the skin and flesh of an animal, or in the substance of any creature or living thing; a cut, stab, rent, or the like.

  • Wound (noun)

    Fig.: An injury, hurt, damage, detriment, or the like, to feeling, faculty, reputation, etc.

  • Wound (noun)

    An injury to the person by which the skin is divided, or its continuity broken; a lesion of the body, involving some solution of continuity.

Webster Dictionary
  • Injury (noun)

    any physical damage to the body caused by violence or accident or fracture etc.

  • Injury (noun)

    an accident that results in physical damage or hurt

  • Injury (noun)

    a casualty to military personnel resulting from combat

  • Injury (noun)

    an act that injures someone

  • Wound (noun)

    any break in the skin or an organ caused by violence or surgical incision

  • Wound (noun)

    a casualty to military personnel resulting from combat

  • Wound (noun)

    a figurative injury (to your feelings or pride);

    "he feared that mentioning it might reopen the wound"

    "deep in her breast lives the silent wound"

    "The right reader of a good poem can tell the moment it strikes him that he has taken an immortal wound--that he will never get over it"

  • Wound (noun)

    the act of inflicting a wound

  • Wound (verb)

    cause injuries or bodily harm to

  • Wound (verb)

    hurt the feelings of;

    "She hurt me when she did not include me among her guests"

    "This remark really bruised me ego"

  • Wound (adjective)

    put in a coil

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