Synonyms for wound

Synonyms for (noun) wound

Synonyms: wound, wounding

Definition: the act of inflicting a wound

Similar words: harm, hurt, scathe, damage

Definition: the act of damaging something or someone


Synonyms: combat injury, injury, wound

Definition: a casualty to military personnel resulting from combat

Similar words: personnel casualty, loss

Definition: military personnel lost by death or capture


Synonyms: 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

Similar words: hurt, distress, suffering

Definition: psychological suffering

Usage: the death of his wife caused him great distress


Synonyms: wound, lesion

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

Similar words: trauma, hurt, injury, harm

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

Synonyms for (verb) wound

Synonyms: wound, injure

Definition: cause injuries or bodily harm to

Similar words: hurt

Definition: give trouble or pain to

Usage: This exercise will hurt your back


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 for (adjective) wound

Synonyms: wound

Definition: put in a coil

Similar words: coiled

Definition: curled or wound (especially in concentric rings or spirals)

Usage: a coiled snake ready to strike; the rope lay coiled on the deck