The term insult comes from the Latin word iniuria. The concept is used to refer to a offense or a insult what outrages the good name or the honor of an individual.
For example: "I will not allow you to pronounce such an insult in my house!", "I'm tired of my neighbor's insults", "The singer demanded that the journalist retract the insult or else demand it".
In the field of right , injury is understood as a crime that involves the imputation to a person of a conduct or a fact that affects your estimate or popularity . Although the classification depends on each legislation, in general it can be said that an injury is an expression that causes the dishonor of another subject.
Due to the characteristics of the notion, the definition of injury in the legal sphere is complex. What can be considered as injury is subjective and depends on context, time, etc. The premise is that all Humans they have the right to be respected; the injury involves a violation of that right because it damages the reputation.
In different legal systems, injury appears as an action that undermines dignity , offend the honor or damage the decorum . Who feels victim of an action of this type, can go to the Justice denouncing the insult.
Beyond the judicial, the idea of injury is also used to name the discomfort or damage caused by something, as indicated by the Royal Spanish Academy (RAE ) in its dictionary .