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Synonyms of wound in English:


  • 1 a chest wound
    bruise, contusion;
    Medicine  trauma
  • 2 the wounds inflicted by the media
    insult, blow, slight, offense, affront;
    hurt, damage, injury, pain, distress, grief, anguish, torment
  • verb

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  • 1 he was critically wounded
    injure, hurt, harm;
    maim, mutilate, disable, incapacitate, cripple;
    lacerate, cut, graze, gash, stab, slash
  • 2 her words had wounded him
    hurt, scar, damage, injure;
    insult, slight, offend, affront, distress, disturb, upset, trouble;
    grieve, sadden, pain, cut, sting, shock, traumatize, torment
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