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    Tan Elaine is offline Key Member
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    Default difference in meaning between the sentences?

    1. Injuries due to insanity or self-infliction or conditions related to functional disorders of the mind, rest care or sanitaria care,drug addiction or alcoholism, communicable diseases requiring by law isolation or quarantine

    2. Self inflicted injuries, regardless of state of mind and psychological and mental conditions including any addiction and dependence.

    What is the difference in meaning between the sentences?

    Many thanks.

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    Default Re: difference in meaning between the sentences?

    For a start, neither is technically a sentence, since neither has a verb.

    Secondly the second sentence specifies self-injury, whereas the first more widely refers to injury, whether self-inflicted or not.

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    Default Re: difference in meaning between the sentences?

    Are these a part of a list? for example:

    Insurance policy will not cover:

    1. Injuries due to insanity or self-infliction or conditions related to functional disorders of the mind, rest care or sanitaria care,drug addiction or alcoholism, communicable diseases requiring by law isolation or quarantine

    2. Self inflicted injuries, regardless of state of mind and psychological and mental conditions including any addiction and dependence.

    1) are injuries due to a certain list of conditions.
    2) are self inflicted injuries.

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    Default Re: difference in meaning between the sentences?

    Thanks, Anglika and Susiedqq.

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