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Definition of Casualty


  1. That which comes without design or without being foreseen; contingency.
  2. Any injury of the body from accident; hence, death, or other misfortune, occasioned by an accident; as, an unhappy casualty.
  3. Numerical loss caused by death, wounds, discharge, or desertion.

Casualty Quotations

I think the self-burning itself on practice of non-violence. These people, you see, they easily use bomb explosive, more casualty people. But they didn't do that. Only sacrifice their own life. So this also is part of practice of non-violence.
Dalai Lama

The first casualty when war comes is truth.
Hiram Johnson

To me an unnecessary action, or shot, or casualty, was not only waste but sin.
T. E. Lawrence

It is well known that in war, the first casualty is truth - that during any war truth is forsaken for propaganda.
Harry Browne

We've protected thousands of people in Libya; we have not seen a single U.S. casualty; there's no risks of additional escalation. This operation is limited in time and in scope.
Barack Obama
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Casualty Translations

casualty in Swedish is olycksfall
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