bodily hurt

bodily hurt
Personal injury. Murray v Allen, 103 Vt 373, 154 A 678. See bodily harm; bodily injuries.

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  • hurt — hurtable, adj. hurter, n. /herrt/, v., hurt, hurting, n., adj. v.t. 1. to cause bodily injury to; injure: He was badly hurt in the accident. 2. to cause bodily pain to or in: The wound still hurts him. 3. to damage or decrease the efficiency of… …   Universalium

  • hurt — [[t]hɜrt[/t]] v. hurt, hurt•ing, n. adj. 1) pat to cause bodily injury to; injure 2) pat to cause bodily pain to or in: The old wound still hurts him[/ex] 3) to damage or impair (a material object) by rough use, improper care, etc.: Stains can t… …   From formal English to slang

  • hurt — [c]/hɜt / (say hert) verb (hurt, hurting) –verb (t) 1. to cause bodily injury to (with or without consequent pain). 2. to cause bodily pain to or in: the wound still hurts him. 3. to damage (a material object, etc.) by striking, rough use, or… …  

  • hurt — I. verb (hurt; hurting) Etymology: Middle English, probably from Anglo French hurter to strike, prick, collide with, probably of Germanic origin; akin to Old Norse hrūtr male sheep Date: 13th century transitive verb 1. a. to inflict with physical …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • hurt — v. & n. v. (past and past part. hurt) 1 tr. (also absol.) cause pain or injury to. 2 tr. cause mental pain or distress to (a person, feelings, etc.). 3 intr. suffer pain or harm (my arm hurts). n. 1 bodily or material injury. 2 harm, wrong.… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Actual bodily harm — Assault Occasioning Actual Bodily Harm (often abbreviated to Assault O.A.B.H. or simply ABH) is a type of criminal assault defined under English law. It encompasses those assaults which result in injuries, typically requiring a degree of medical… …   Wikipedia

  • actual bodily harm — noun Hurt or injury which interferes with the health or comfort of the victim and which is more than transient or trifling …   Wiktionary

  • great bodily injury — A phrase so self expressive as to be difficult of definition. An injury great in degree as contrasted with a trifling hurt. Lawlor v People, 74 Ill 228, 231. What constitutes such an injury, and whether the circumstances were such as to justify… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

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