Synonyms for (verb) injure

Synonyms: wound, injure

Definition: cause injuries or bodily harm to

Similar words: hurt

Definition: give trouble or pain to

Usage: This exercise will hurt your back


Synonyms: injure, hurt

Definition: cause damage or affect negatively

Usage: Our business was hurt by the new competition

Similar words: damage

Definition: inflict damage upon

Usage: The snow damaged the roof; She damaged the car when she hit the tree


Synonyms: bruise, hurt, injure, offend, wound, spite

Definition: hurt the feelings of

Usage: She hurt me when she did not include me among her guests; This remark really bruised my ego

Similar words: kindle, elicit, enkindle, evoke, fire, arouse, raise, provoke

Definition: call forth (emotions, feelings, and responses)

Usage: arouse pity; raise a smile; evoke sympathy