Synonyms for hurt

Synonyms for (noun) hurt

Synonyms: harm, hurt, scathe, damage

Definition: the act of damaging something or someone

Similar words: change of integrity

Definition: the act of changing the unity or wholeness of something


Synonyms: hurt, detriment

Definition: a damage or loss

Similar words: damage, impairment, harm

Definition: the occurrence of a change for the worse


Synonyms: hurt, suffering

Definition: feelings of mental or physical pain

Similar words: pain, painfulness

Definition: emotional distress; a fundamental feeling that people try to avoid

Usage: the pain of loneliness


Synonyms: hurt, distress, suffering

Definition: psychological suffering

Usage: the death of his wife caused him great distress

Similar words: pain, painfulness

Definition: emotional distress; a fundamental feeling that people try to avoid

Usage: the pain of loneliness


Synonyms: trauma, hurt, injury, harm

Definition: any physical damage to the body caused by violence or accident or fracture etc.

Similar words: unhealthiness, health problem, ill health

Definition: a state in which you are unable to function normally and without pain

Synonyms for (verb) hurt

Synonyms: hurt

Definition: give trouble or pain to

Usage: This exercise will hurt your back

Similar words: indispose

Definition: cause to feel unwell

Usage: She was indisposed


Synonyms: hurt, suffer

Definition: feel pain or be in pain

Similar words: be

Definition: have the quality of being; (copula, used with an adjective or a predicate noun)

Usage: John is rich; This is not a good answer


Synonyms: injure, hurt

Definition: cause damage or affect negatively

Usage: Our business was hurt by the new competition

Similar words: damage

Definition: inflict damage upon

Usage: The snow damaged the roof; She damaged the car when she hit the tree


Synonyms: pain, anguish, hurt

Definition: cause emotional anguish or make miserable

Usage: It pains me to see my children not being taught well in school

Similar words: discomfit, discompose, disconcert, untune, upset

Definition: cause to lose one's composure


Synonyms: 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

Similar words: kindle, elicit, enkindle, evoke, fire, arouse, raise, provoke

Definition: call forth (emotions, feelings, and responses)

Usage: arouse pity; raise a smile; evoke sympathy


Synonyms: ache, hurt, suffer

Definition: feel physical pain

Usage: Were you hurting after the accident?

Similar words: comprehend, perceive

Definition: to become aware of through the senses

Usage: I could perceive the ship coming over the horizon


Synonyms: hurt, ache, smart

Definition: be the source of pain

Similar words: cause to be perceived

Definition: have perceptible qualities

Synonyms for (adjective) hurt

Synonyms: weakened, hurt

Definition: damaged inanimate objects or their value

Similar words: damaged

Definition: harmed or injured or spoiled

Usage: I won't buy damaged goods; the storm left a wake of badly damaged buildings


Synonyms: wounded, hurt

Definition: suffering from physical injury especially that suffered in battle

Usage: nursing his wounded arm; ambulances...for the hurt men and women

Similar words: injured

Definition: harmed

Usage: injured soldiers; injured feelings