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wound

Synonyms of wound in English:

noun

  • 1 he had a large wound in his chest
    bruise, contusion;
    Medicine trauma, traumatism
  • 2 the wounds inflicted by the media will take a long time to heal
    insult, blow, slight, offence, affront;
    hurt, harm, damage, injury, pain, pang, ache, distress, grief, trauma, anguish, torment, torture
  • verb

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  • 1 he was critically wounded in the battle and nearly died they were wounded by shrapnel
    injure, hurt, damage, harm, maim, mutilate, disable, incapacitate, scar;
    lacerate, cut, cut to ribbons, graze, scratch, gash, tear, tear apart, hack, rip, puncture, pierce, stab, slash
    informal zap, plug, blast
    [Antonyms] heal
  • 2 she could see that her words had wounded him
    hurt, hurt the feelings of, scar, damage, harm, injure, insult, slight, offend, give offence to, affront, distress, disturb, upset, make miserable, trouble, discomfort;
    grieve, sadden, mortify, anguish, pain, sting, cut to the quick, shock, traumatize, cause suffering to, torment, torture, crucify, tear to pieces, gnaw at
    [Antonyms] boost
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