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    hurt - Dictionary definition and meaning for word hurt

    Definition
    (noun) any physical damage to the body caused by violence or accident or fracture etc.
    Synonyms : harm , injury , trauma
    Definition
    (noun) psychological suffering
    Synonyms : distress , suffering
    Example Sentence
    • the death of his wife caused him great distress
    Definition
    (noun) feelings of mental or physical pain
    Synonyms : suffering
    Definition
    (noun) a damage or loss
    Synonyms : detriment
    Definition
    (noun) the act of damaging something or someone
    Synonyms : damage , harm , scathe
    Definition
    (verb) be the source of pain
    Synonyms : ache , smart
    Definition
    (verb) give trouble or pain to
    Example Sentence
    • This exercise will hurt your back
    Definition
    (verb) cause emotional anguish or make miserable
    Synonyms : anguish , pain
    Example Sentence
    • It pains me to see my children not being taught well in school
    Definition
    (verb) cause damage or affect negatively
    Synonyms : injure
    Example Sentence
    • Our business was hurt by the new competition
    Definition
    (verb) hurt the feelings of
    Synonyms : bruise , injure , offend , spite , wound
    Example Sentence
    • She hurt me when she did not include me among her guests
    • This remark really bruised my ego
    Definition
    (verb) feel physical pain
    Synonyms : ache , suffer
    Example Sentence
    • Were you hurting after the accident?
    Definition
    (verb) feel pain or be in pain
    Synonyms : suffer
    Definition
    (adj) suffering from physical injury especially that suffered in battle
    Synonyms : wounded
    Example Sentence
    • nursing his wounded arm
    • ambulances...for the hurt men and women
    Definition
    (adj) damaged inanimate objects or their value
    Synonyms : weakened
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