HyperDic: wound

English > 7 senses of the word wound:
NOUNstatewound, lesionan injury to living tissue (especially an injury involving a cut or break in the skin)
eventwound, injury, combat injurya casualty to military personnel resulting from combat
feelingwounda figurative injury (to your feelings or pride)
actwound, woundingthe act of inflicting a wound
VERBbodywound, injurecause injuries or bodily harm to
emotionwound, hurt, injure, bruise, offend, spitehurt the feelings of
ADJECTIVEallwoundput in a coil
wound > pronunciation
Soundswaw'nd; wuw'nd
Rhymesabound ... westbound: 56 rhymes with awnd...
marooned
English > wound: 7 senses > adjective 1
Meaningput in a coil.
Broadercoiledcurled or wound (especially in concentric rings or spirals)
English > wound: 7 senses > noun 1, state
MeaningAn injury to living tissue (especially an injury involving a cut or break in the skin).
Synonymlesion
Narrowerabrasion, scratch, scrape, excoriationAn abraded area where the skin is torn or worn off
biteA wound resulting from biting by an animal or a person
cut, gash, slash, sliceA wound made by cutting
lacerationA torn ragged wound
raw woundA wound that exposes subcutaneous tissue
stigmatamarks resembling the wounds on the crucified body of Christ
Broaderinjury, hurt, harm, traumaAny physical damage to the body caused by violence or accident or fracture etc.
Spanishherida, lesión
Catalanferida, lesió
English > wound: 7 senses > noun 2, event
MeaningA casualty to military personnel resulting from combat.
Synonymsinjury, combat injury
Categorymilitary, armed forces, armed services, military machine, war machineThe military forces of a nation
Narrowerblighty woundA wound that would cause an English soldier to be sent home from service abroad
flesh woundA wound that does not damage important internal organs or shatter any bones
Broaderpersonnel casualty, lossmilitary personnel lost by death or capture
Spanishherida de guerra, herida
Catalanferida de guerra, ferida
Verbswoundcause injuries or bodily harm to
English > wound: 7 senses > noun 3, feeling
MeaningA figurative injury (to your feelings or pride).
Examples
  • "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
Broaderdistress, hurt, sufferingpsychological suffering
English > wound: 7 senses > noun 4, act
MeaningThe act of inflicting a wound.
Synonymwounding
Broaderdamage, harm, hurt, scatheThe act of damaging something or someone
Spanishherida
Catalanferida
Verbswoundcause injuries or bodily harm to
English > wound: 7 senses > verb 1, body
MeaningCause injuries or bodily harm to.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody; Something ----s something
Synonyminjure
Entailed bymaul, mangleinjure badly by beating
spurstrike with a spur
Narrowerbruise, contuseinjure the underlying soft tissue or bone of
calkinjure with a calk
concussinjure the brain
disable, invalid, incapacitate, handicapinjure permanently
fracture, breakfracture a bone of
grazebreak the skin (of a body part) by scraping
harmCause or do harm to
knife, stabUse a knife on
maiminjure or wound seriously and leave permanent disfiguration or mutilation
pull, overstretchstrain / strain abnormally
run down, run overinjure or kill / kill by running over, as with a vehicle
shoot, hit, piphit with a missile from a weapon
skin, scrapebruise, cut, or injure the skin or the surface of
subluxatesprain or dislocate slightly
torture, excruciate, tormentsubject to torture
trampleinjure by trampling or as if by trampling
traumatize, traumatise, shockinflict a trauma upon
twist, sprain, wrench, turn, wrick, rickTwist suddenly so as to sprain
BroaderhurtGive trouble or pain to
Spanishherir, lastimar, lesionar
Catalanferir-se, ferir, fer-se mal, lesionar
Nounswound, woundingthe act of inflicting a wound
wounda casualty to military personnel resulting from combat
English > wound: 7 senses > verb 2, emotion
Meaninghurt the feelings of.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody
ModelSam cannot wound Sue
Synonymshurt, injure, bruise, offend, spite
Narrowerdiss, insult, affronttreat, mention, or speak to rudely
humiliate, mortify, chagrin, humble, abaseCause to feel shame
lacerateDeeply hurt the feelings of
stingCause an emotional pain, as if by stinging
Broaderarouse, elicit, enkindle, kindle, evoke, fire, raise, provokeCall forth (emotions, feelings, and responses)
Spanishdañar, herir, insultar, lastimar, lesionar, ofender
Catalandanyar, ferir, fer mal, insultar, lesionar, nafrar, ofendre

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