Grievous bodily harm

A really serious physical injury (such as breaking a bone). May include serious psychiatric injury.

Explanation attempts (213)

26 Oct 2012 15:44
quote Serious injury inflicted by an attacker that required hospital care. unquote
29 Oct 2012 18:20
quote That you have harmed another person and injuries sustained are serious. unquote
29 Oct 2012 18:59
quote someone who has has illegally harmed someone,and is likly to be charged unquote
30 Oct 2012 12:54
quote intentional physical violence resulting in injury unquote
30 Oct 2012 16:30
quote a serious assault on a person or persons resulting in serious injury to that person or persons unquote
30 Oct 2012 16:31
quote causing serious damage to a body unquote
30 Oct 2012 20:33
quote Really hurting someone which could result in hospital treatment. The police would also be involved unquote
30 Oct 2012 20:52
quote highest degree of assault unquote
31 Oct 2012 16:41
quote Intention to physically harm unquote
31 Oct 2012 17:53
quote Causing someone serious physical injury by criminal assault unquote
31 Oct 2012 19:16
quote this is when someone hurts some other person on purpose unquote
31 Oct 2012 20:28
quote attacking someone with the intent to harm bodily unquote
1 Nov 2012 00:31
quote Causing injuries that are physically deforming, certainly requiring medical treatment. unquote
1 Nov 2012 15:14
quote A term that means the subject has been physically harmed by another. Not the same as abh. unquote
20 Nov 2012 21:04
quote This is where someone is attacked by someone else (or a group of people) it is worse than actual bodily harm but not classed as attempted murder as there dont have to be broken bones in GBH unquote
21 Nov 2012 01:40
quote Act of causing physical injury in another with malicious intent. unquote
21 Nov 2012 08:24
quote Harm or wounds inflicted on another person which results in a serious injury, requiring hospital treatment and causing permanent injury or disfigurement. unquote
21 Nov 2012 10:08
quote When the one person gives a violent beating to another. unquote
21 Nov 2012 14:21
quote Where serious injury has taken place to an individual as a consequence of a fight/assault unquote
21 Nov 2012 15:59
quote Serious harm to someones physical being that was caused intentionally. unquote
21 Nov 2012 17:48
quote Person A has intentionally injured Person B in a life threatening way. unquote
14 Nov 2013 23:16
quote As in really severe injuries..... unquote
15 Nov 2013 01:30
quote Causing a significant amount of harm to another individual through non-accidental means i.e. it was deliberate or as a result of negligence. unquote
15 Nov 2013 18:07
quote sustaining serious physical injury unquote
16 Nov 2013 13:39
quote an action which has resulted in harming another person badly and with the intent to do so. unquote
16 Nov 2013 14:32
quote I think this means someone who has physically hurt someone to such an extent that they have been arrested as a result. This would probably be more than the odd slap or punch, it would have to have done some damage to a person. unquote
16 Nov 2013 17:33
quote Inflicting serious injuries on somebody, possibly causing trauma unquote
16 Nov 2013 20:37
quote A crime which pertains to deliberately inflicting injuries on another party with intent to cause harm. unquote
17 Nov 2013 15:46
quote It where a person has been harmed by other person, organisation animal or object (i.e car). The harm was caused with intent. unquote
17 Nov 2013 17:29
quote serious injury on the body which is wrongly caused by another person unquote
17 Nov 2013 18:15
quote this is like assault, but a far more serious offence to be charged with as it may be a sever beating or stabbing instead of a single punch or whatever. unquote
17 Nov 2013 18:21
quote Is when you cause harm to someone by physically injuring or attempting to injure them unquote
17 Nov 2013 19:17
quote Means that a person has meant to or has caused someone significant physical damage i.e. beating unquote
18 Nov 2013 20:00
quote When somebody deliberately harms another person unquote
18 Nov 2013 22:16
quote GBH normally associated with fighting and inflicting pain and causing injuries unquote
19 Nov 2013 01:03
quote physical harm caused to another person. the extent of which is severe and the harm was caused on purpose unquote
19 Nov 2013 13:42
quote Severe assault that is pre-meditated unquote
29 Oct 2014 10:50
quote When a person inflicts a serious amount of harm on another person's body, causing a significant amount of grief unquote
29 Oct 2014 14:28
quote When someone does unreversable damage to someone else against their will without consent. Eg burns them, cuts them. Will leave scars and is done in a forcefull manor via attack unquote
29 Oct 2014 15:38
quote Serious physical abuse unquote
29 Oct 2014 19:58
quote This is where someone as attacked another person beyond reasonable force and seriously injured them unquote
1 Nov 2014 04:51
quote Physically attacking a person in a way that causes significant injury e.g. Scarring, broken bones. The attack is intentional, but the perpetrator was not trying to kill the victim. unquote
3 Nov 2014 17:14
quote When somebody physically harms somebody and causing injury. unquote
3 Nov 2014 20:29
quote Inflicted harm or injuries against a person resulting in the need to visit a hospital/medical institution unquote
3 Nov 2014 20:40
quote To injure another person significantly unquote
5 Nov 2014 13:00
quote Causing harm to someone that causes grief and damage (Broken bones) unquote
5 Nov 2014 15:04
quote Serious bodily harm unquote
5 Nov 2014 19:08
quote Grievous bodily harm is when one person causes a severe damage to another person with intention. unquote
6 Nov 2014 13:38
quote When someone intentionally causes harm to another being be it through their own hands or some form of mechanism of which they control. unquote
6 Nov 2014 15:09
quote Seriously hurting someone requiring admission to hospital such as a stabbing but not resulting in death unquote
7 Nov 2014 13:48
quote Assault that has left the victim hurt needing hospital treatment unquote
7 Nov 2014 19:50
quote Intentional damage inflicted on a human, serious enough to warrant medical attention unquote
7 Nov 2014 20:50
quote It's when you cause someone harm intentionally unquote
7 Nov 2014 21:24
quote An assault resulting in serious harm, with intent unquote
8 Nov 2014 13:48
quote When someone gives another person a good beating unquote
8 Nov 2014 15:47
quote It means when someone hits you or cuts you up and they make a mess of you physically unquote
8 Nov 2014 17:11
quote injury is inflicted on someone by someone else on purpose unquote
8 Nov 2014 18:34
quote Actual physical harm to another person unquote
8 Nov 2014 22:59
quote Not attempted assult and is not intentional to be violent unquote
9 Nov 2014 12:58
quote Not the worst type of bodily harm. Could come out with a warning or community service. unquote
9 Nov 2014 15:28
quote Physical harm against a person that requires medical attention. unquote
9 Nov 2014 20:56
quote Harm which is inflicted upon a person and is quite serious. A physical harm. unquote
9 Nov 2014 21:25
quote Extreme pain caused on ones body. This Is mainly caused during an incident. unquote
9 Nov 2014 21:53
quote Somebody hurting somebody else to the extent that severe damage is caused. unquote
10 Nov 2014 11:57
quote assault on a person unquote
10 Nov 2014 15:37
quote If this has happened to someone it means that they have been injured or hurt with a lot of violence and it was intentional not by accident. unquote
10 Nov 2014 15:52
quote Grievous bodily harm means to inflict injury on another person with intention of harming that individual. unquote
10 Nov 2014 17:26
quote means when you cause injury to another person with intent unquote
10 Nov 2014 18:29
quote Injuries being inflicted on one person by another. unquote
10 Nov 2014 21:06
quote Somebody causing an injury to an individual by physical contact unquote
10 Nov 2014 21:30
quote bodily harm that is disturbing to someone unquote
10 Nov 2014 21:46
quote When someone is wounded very badly in an accident or crime. unquote
10 Nov 2014 21:56
quote Intentionally attacking another until the point they are visibly harmed and in a seriously damaged state but where they are still conscious and breathing. unquote
10 Nov 2014 22:10
quote to hurt someone physically unquote
10 Nov 2014 22:23
quote When you cause someone physical harm through an act of violence. unquote
10 Nov 2014 23:36
quote inflicting a serious injury on a person with an intent to either kill them or seriously harm them unquote
11 Nov 2014 07:59
quote Causing serious hurt to someone unquote
11 Nov 2014 08:38
quote Intentional injury to another person, usually an act of aggression. unquote
11 Nov 2014 10:02
quote Intentional physical damage to another person. unquote
11 Nov 2014 11:11
quote Damage to a person which requires hospital treatment, such as surgery. unquote
11 Nov 2014 11:24
quote Physical Abuse towards a person that causes them injury. unquote
11 Nov 2014 12:12
quote Causing actual physical harm to somebody else unquote
11 Nov 2014 12:40
quote A violent attack that results in bodily wounds. unquote
11 Nov 2014 12:42
quote Using serious violence to cause injury to someone but not killing them. unquote
11 Nov 2014 13:52
quote Harming someone with or without meaning to unquote
11 Nov 2014 14:04
quote To commit an offence of bodily harm with intent unquote
11 Nov 2014 14:08
quote Extreme Harm to someones physical body. unquote
11 Nov 2014 14:20
quote wounding someone with the intent to do so unquote
11 Nov 2014 14:26
quote A fairly serious level of harm has been caused to that person. unquote
11 Nov 2014 14:32
quote When someone has attempted to inflict bodily harm on another individual. unquote
11 Nov 2014 15:08
quote Is the act of inflicting physical pain on another person intentionally. unquote
11 Nov 2014 15:24
quote Serious assault requiring hospital treatment and limiting the victims ability to perform certain tasks for an unspecified period of time. unquote
11 Nov 2014 16:44
quote The act of hurting someone physically, very badly. unquote
11 Nov 2014 17:13
quote Causing serious injury to another party unquote
11 Nov 2014 20:05
quote When someone physically abuses you unquote
11 Nov 2014 21:01
quote causing serious harm to someone's body unquote
12 Nov 2014 12:57
quote A serious injury inflicted with intent by the perpetrator. I think it is not life-threatening in itself nor intended to be so, since that intention would lead to a different, more serious charge. unquote
20 Nov 2014 20:25
quote Grevious bodily harm is physical damage to a person that causes an injury for which the person would require hospital treatment and from which it would take time to recover. The person is not so injured that his life is in danger even with treatment as that may be attempted murder and the injuries are not so trivial that a person would not require a stay in hospital. unquote
8 Dec 2014 09:45
quote I believe the two terms 'actual bodily harm' and 'grievous bodily harm' describe two levels of severity of physical assault with the later being worse. I believe that actual harm is any kind of physical impairment caused through violence ie. bruises or cuts etc, then if this harm is in any way long term or permanent then it is grievous. unquote
28 Oct 2015 22:11
quote You have caused extreme injuries to someone by an act of deliberate criminal violence. unquote
28 Oct 2015 22:43
quote A person's body was damaged badly. unquote
4 Nov 2015 19:43
quote When someone has been receieved caused an extreme level of violence and caused severe injuries. unquote
6 Nov 2015 21:41
quote Intent and doing harm to a person through contact. unquote
7 Nov 2015 17:34
quote When a person has deliberately caused serious physical injuries to another person unquote
7 Nov 2015 23:13
quote Injury to the body unquote
8 Nov 2015 16:50
quote Bodily harm which is grievous means particularly serious damage, perhaps that which warrants compensation or seriously affects the victim's quality of life unquote
10 Nov 2015 13:08
quote An injury sustained after an attack by another person which leads to a broken bone, severe bleeding and usually needs hospital treatment. unquote
10 Nov 2015 21:20
quote harming another person without being provoked unquote
12 Nov 2015 00:27
quote When someone may have assaulted an individual, in a criminal and morally wrong way, cause the individual injury and harm. Something that has taken place, without consent being given. unquote
12 Nov 2015 11:29
quote Wounds on the body which suggest this person has been subjected to pretty horrific injuries inflicted by another person. unquote
12 Nov 2015 15:04
quote intentionally physically harming another person unquote
12 Nov 2015 19:54
quote A physical assault with conscious intent to cause injury unquote
16 Nov 2015 15:53
quote Injury caused through intent to harm unquote
16 Nov 2015 20:00
quote An assault charge. Where one person inflicts harm upon somebody else. unquote
17 Nov 2015 10:20
quote An intentionally caused serious injury unquote
17 Nov 2015 10:57
quote A crime that leads to serious injury caused to a person's body unquote
17 Nov 2015 11:15
quote To seriously injure someone's body unquote
17 Nov 2015 15:55
quote Harm caused to a person which seriously impacts their life. For any amount of time,including hospitalization. Causin serious damage to a person's body. unquote
17 Nov 2015 16:16
quote An offence where an individual is harmed and the person who caused the harm did it deliberately unquote
18 Nov 2015 17:55
quote To hurt somebody and cause real damage to them. unquote
18 Nov 2015 20:44
quote To seriously injure someone unquote
18 Nov 2015 21:32
quote Harm inflicted upon a person by another. unquote
18 Nov 2015 21:44
quote GBH can be caused by one person to another. Usually a term used for assault. unquote
19 Nov 2015 13:27
quote When somebody has life changing or long term injuries inflicted upon them by another person who has attacked or injured them unquote
19 Nov 2015 13:34
quote Enough harm that immediate medical attention is required unquote
19 Nov 2015 14:38
quote Where a person is harmed & physically injured by another person. unquote
19 Nov 2015 14:55
quote Serious harm inflicted on an individual unquote
19 Nov 2015 22:56
quote Where a person is involved in physical contact from another person. The result of penetrating the skin, breaking bones and/or creating a serious injury to an individual. unquote
20 Nov 2015 00:57
quote To hurt someone badly unquote
20 Nov 2015 11:15
quote an assault causing injury, premeditated with intend to cause bodily harm unquote
20 Nov 2015 13:55
quote Inflicting serious injury to another person but not necessarily life threatening injuries. unquote
20 Nov 2015 18:28
quote Intentional harm inflicted on a person, causing injuries ranging from moderate to severe unquote
21 Nov 2015 10:09
quote Self harming unquote
21 Nov 2015 11:06
quote Harming someone physically unquote
21 Nov 2015 16:20
quote An injury sustained at the hand of another of a grave nature, usually involving a broken bone unquote
21 Nov 2015 20:05
quote Injury to an individual that causes bleeding over a period of time. unquote
22 Nov 2015 10:56
quote A controlled and intended violent act causing severe injury to another unquote
22 Nov 2015 11:57
quote Serious physical attack and/or harm to another person. unquote
22 Nov 2015 15:08
quote Criminal act, causing significant injury to another person unquote
22 Nov 2015 15:35
quote Deliberately assaulting and physically damaging someone unquote
22 Nov 2015 15:55
quote physical injury to another person unquote
22 Nov 2015 16:23
quote When somebody actually wounds somebody therefore possibly causing scarring unquote
22 Nov 2015 20:32
quote Intent to cause harm unquote
22 Nov 2015 21:14
quote Severely harming yourself. unquote
22 Nov 2015 21:58
quote Like an assault but with lasting damage caused to the victim unquote
22 Nov 2015 23:09
quote Acting in a way towards another person which causes serious injury. You would have acted with intent to injure. unquote
23 Nov 2015 00:25
quote When you seriously harm another person in a way that left scarring or broken bones. unquote
23 Nov 2015 00:29
quote Bodily harm more so than battery, enough to leave bad marks and minor injuries that will last for a period of time unquote
23 Nov 2015 00:36
quote To inflict or have been inflicted by someone seriously, such as being hit, punched kicked or violently attacked and being left seriously harmed. unquote
23 Nov 2015 09:40
quote Inflicting injury upon a person that has caused severe injury unquote
23 Nov 2015 09:42
quote Severe bodily harm. unquote
23 Nov 2015 09:46
quote Extensive/severe bodily harm to someone. unquote
23 Nov 2015 12:07
quote A serious physical attack on another person unquote
23 Nov 2015 12:14
quote Causing injury to a person/persons with malice or intent. unquote
23 Nov 2015 15:01
quote attack on someone causing serious injuries unquote
23 Nov 2015 16:25
quote When someone gets hurt very badly but not fatally unquote
24 Nov 2015 20:41
quote Someone's condition who has been injured, maybe quite seriously, as a result of a physical attack by another person. unquote
27 Nov 2015 13:33
quote Significant personal injury resulting from attack by another person or persons. unquote
8 Nov 2016 14:49
quote Harming a person with intention to injure or kill them, often leading to the requirement of medical treatment unquote
8 Nov 2016 15:06
quote A serious physical injury that a person deliberately does to another person. unquote
8 Nov 2016 20:13
quote When you hurt someone seriously and deliberately unquote
8 Nov 2016 20:17
quote An injury inflicted by someone else on purpose. unquote
8 Nov 2016 20:38
quote Someone has been hurt physically and it is a substantial injury unquote
8 Nov 2016 20:47
quote the deliberate hurting of another person unquote
8 Nov 2016 20:59
quote Harm to a persons body that requires some kind of surgery to rectify the damage. unquote
8 Nov 2016 21:32
quote Caused harm to someone. Not fatal or life threatening/ changing unquote
8 Nov 2016 22:34
quote Intention to cause someone physical harm unquote
9 Nov 2016 11:10
quote Seriously injuring another person. unquote
9 Nov 2016 14:35
quote Causing somebody harm to an extent which could be life changing unquote
9 Nov 2016 15:00
quote I see this term as negative for a start just by the first word! It would most likely indicate harm to another person from the individual! This could be: broken bones, wounds, any sort of bodily harm to another person or self! unquote
9 Nov 2016 15:57
quote To wilfully inflict injury on another. unquote
9 Nov 2016 16:21
quote an act causing severe damage to an individuals health unquote
9 Nov 2016 18:28
quote Life threatening injuries have been sustained, but have not caused death. unquote
9 Nov 2016 22:19
quote When someone physically harms another person unquote
10 Nov 2016 09:43
quote When someone hurts another person in a violent physical way unquote
10 Nov 2016 10:55
quote Deliberate serious injury of another person unquote
10 Nov 2016 14:55
quote Self harm caused by grief unquote
10 Nov 2016 20:24
quote Inflicting physical harm on another person unquote
10 Nov 2016 22:34
quote Causing serious injury to another person, which could potentially be life threatening, e.g breaking bones, deep tearing of the skin. unquote
11 Nov 2016 20:39
quote When you violently attack someone with intent to harm unquote
11 Nov 2016 20:43
quote Large amount of damage to a body requiring serious medical attention. Stab wounds, gun shots, beat up etc. unquote
12 Nov 2016 11:33
quote really injuring someone badly unquote
13 Nov 2016 15:23
quote A serious injury caused by another being unquote
13 Nov 2016 17:02
quote When an individual has been injured by another individual with malicious intent, to an extent where the harmed individual will need medical care and a period of recovery. unquote
13 Nov 2016 17:47
quote Bodily harm that is inflicted that has drawn blood or requires hospitalisation or hospital treatment but was not fatal, but might have been fatal had they not been treated. unquote
14 Nov 2016 14:00
quote To physically hurt someone, and that the injuries could be life threatening. unquote
14 Nov 2016 14:10
quote Causing great damage, pain and harm to ones biological functioning and/or appearance often related to aggressive devastating situations unquote
14 Nov 2016 16:22
quote I would imagine grievous bodily harm to be excessive harm to the body as a result of a serious injury. It could be bodily harm that is life threatening. unquote
14 Nov 2016 18:15
quote Assault of another person unquote
14 Nov 2016 18:16
quote Really bad conflict physically on a other person unquote
14 Nov 2016 18:26
quote Grievious bodily harm means that you harmed/wounded somebody. unquote
14 Nov 2016 18:29
quote Serious injury caused to someone by another person. unquote
14 Nov 2016 18:38
quote Injuring another person intentionally. unquote
14 Nov 2016 18:44
quote A person will set out purposefully to cause an injury. unquote
14 Nov 2016 18:55
quote When serious harm/death is brought upon someone by another person, and changes their life for the worse. unquote
14 Nov 2016 19:01
quote A criminal offence whereby one person has caused serious physical harm to another unquote
14 Nov 2016 19:04
quote Effing somebody or getting effed up unquote
14 Nov 2016 19:21
quote Unlawfully wounding or inflicting physical harm on another person eg beating someone up unquote
14 Nov 2016 19:45
quote Where a person is injured to a very bad state, not as bad as actual bodily harm though. When a person is purposely injured to a high level unquote
14 Nov 2016 20:15
quote A legal charge, which means that someone has seriously injured another person, possibly with lasting effects. It is separate to murder or manslaughter as it indicates that the victim survived the attack. unquote
14 Nov 2016 20:25
quote Intentional injuries to a person following an assault unquote
14 Nov 2016 20:42
quote An attack on a person, causing injury or harm. unquote
14 Nov 2016 21:24
quote Grievous bodily harm is a level of physical harm above actual bodily harm that is intentionally so unquote
14 Nov 2016 22:20
quote Physical damage to a persons body caused by another person. More serious that actual bodily harm and less so than attempted murder. unquote
14 Nov 2016 22:22
quote Serious assault/injury- potentially life threatening, to someone by someone else unquote
14 Nov 2016 22:25
quote Being injured severely unquote
15 Nov 2016 02:00
quote It's the next stage after actual bodily harm, which would be bruising someone or causing swelling. Grevious is causing considerable bleeding or breaking of bones. unquote
15 Nov 2016 02:00
quote It's the next stage after actual bodily harm, which would be bruising someone or causing swelling. Grevious is causing considerable bleeding or breaking of bones. unquote
15 Nov 2016 10:38
quote Damage to the body, to a large extent - perhaps a stabbing or an assault. I would expect it would result in hospitalisation. unquote
15 Nov 2016 12:34
quote Injury to the body using a weapon or object to inflict harm unquote
15 Nov 2016 12:46
quote harm / great physical injury to the body unquote
16 Nov 2016 14:50
quote More serious than abh , not as bad as murder . But hay ho unquote
18 Nov 2016 10:15
quote Severe damage or assault on a body unquote


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