Definition of Wound in English :

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Wound

see synonyms of wound

Noun

1. lesion, wound

an injury to living tissue (especially an injury involving a cut or break in the skin)

2. combat injury, injury, wound

a casualty to military personnel resulting from combat

3. wound

a figurative injury (to your feelings or pride)

Example Sentences:
'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'

4. wound, wounding

the act of inflicting a wound

Verb

5. injure, wound

cause injuries or bodily harm to

6. bruise, hurt, injure, offend, spite, wound

hurt the feelings of

Example Sentences:
'She hurt me when she did not include me among her guests'
'This remark really bruised my ego'

Adjective

7. wound

put in a coil

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


Wound

see synonyms of wound
noun
1. 
any break in the skin or an organ or part as the result of violence or a surgical incision
2. 
an injury to plant tissue
3. 
any injury or slight to the feelings or reputation
verb
4. 
to inflict a wound or wounds upon (someone or something)
verb
the past tense and past participle of wind2

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Wound

see synonyms of wound
noun
1. 
an injury to the body in which the skin or other tissue is broken, cut, pierced, torn, etc.
2. 
an injury to a plant caused by cutting, scraping, or other external force
3. 
any hurt or injury to the feelings, honor, etc.
verb transitive, verb intransitive
4. 
to inflict a wound or wounds (on or upon); hurt; injure
verb transitive, verb intransitive
1.  pt. & pp. of
wind1
2.  pt. & pp. of
wind3

Webster’s New World College Dictionary, 4th Edition. Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. All rights reserved.


Wound

see synonyms of wound
n.
1. An injury to an organism, especially one in which the skin or another external surface is torn, pierced, cut, or otherwise broken.
2. An injury to the feelings.
v. wound·ed, wound·ing, wounds
v.tr.
To inflict wounds or a wound on.
v.intr.
To inflict wounds or a wound: harsh criticism that wounds.
v.
Past tense and past participle of wind2.
v.
Music
A past tense and a past participle of wind3.

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