Definitions from Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition and Ballentine's Law Dictionary as are available for each term in each dictionary.
  • Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition

    In such phrases as "to the hurt or annoyance of another," or "hurt, molested or restrained in his person or estate," this word is not restricted to physical injuries, but includes also mental pain, as well as discomfort or annoyance. See Rowland v. Miller (Super. N. Y.) 15 N. Y. Supp. 702; Pronk v. Brooklyn Heights R. Co., 68 App. Div. 390, 74 N. Y. Supp. 375; Thurston v. Whitney, 2 Cush. (Mass.) 110.