Definitions for wound

Definitions for (noun) wound

Main entry: wound, wounding

Definition: the act of inflicting a wound

Main entry: combat injury, injury, wound

Definition: a casualty to military personnel resulting from combat

Main entry: wound

Definition: a figurative injury (to your feelings or pride)

Usage: 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--Robert Frost

Main entry: wound, lesion

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

Definitions for (verb) wound

Main entry: wound, injure

Definition: cause injuries or bodily harm to

Main entry: bruise, hurt, injure, offend, wound, spite

Definition: hurt the feelings of

Usage: She hurt me when she did not include me among her guests; This remark really bruised my ego

Definitions for (adj) wound

Main entry: wound

Definition: put in a coil

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