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    wound

    wound - Dictionary definition and meaning for word wound

    Definition
    (noun) an injury to living tissue (especially an injury involving a cut or break in the skin)
    Synonyms : lesion
    Definition
    (noun) a casualty to military personnel resulting from combat
    Synonyms : combat injury , injury
    Definition
    (noun) a figurative injury (to your feelings or pride)
    Example Sentence
    • he feared that mentioning it might reopen the wound
    • deep in her breast lives the silent wound
    • The right reader of a good poem can tell the moment it strikes him that he has taken an immortal wound--that he will never get over it
    Definition
    (noun) the act of inflicting a wound
    Synonyms : wounding
    Definition
    (verb) cause injuries or bodily harm to
    Synonyms : injure
    Definition
    (verb) hurt the feelings of
    Synonyms : bruise , hurt , injure , offend , spite
    Example Sentence
    • She hurt me when she did not include me among her guests
    • This remark really bruised my ego
    Definition
    (adj) put in a coil
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