Listen to an audio pronunciation
Listen to an audio pronunciation
Usage note
This word is often used in the plural.
A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
1. (verbal offense)
a. insult
Las injurias comenzaron cuando se quedó sin argumentos para debatir.The insults began when he ran out of arguments to debate.
2. (legal)
a. slander
El actor demandó al periodista por calumnias e injurias.The actor sued the journalist for defamation and slander.
A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
plural noun
3. (destructive effects)
a. ravages
Su extraordinaria belleza no resistió las injurias del tiempo.Her extraordinary beauty could not resist the ravages of time.
Copyright © Curiosity Media Inc.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (insulto)
a. insult
2. (agravio)
a. offense
3. (law)
a. slander
Copyright © 2006 Harrap Publishers Limited
1 (insulto) insult; (Jur) slander
injurias abuse
; (s)
cubrir/llenar a algn de injurias to heap abuse on sb
demandar a algn por injurias presentar una querella por injurias contra algn to sue sb for slander
2 (daño)
las injurias del tiempo the ravages of time
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
Word Roots
Hover on a tile to learn new words with the same root.
Loading roots
Learn Spanish with Fluencia
Try Fluencia, the new Spanish learning program from SpanishDict.
  • Fun and interactive
  • Highly effective
  • Easy to use
  • Works on any device
Start Learning