Definitions for contusionkənˈtu ʒən, -ˈtyu-

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. bruise, contusion(noun)

    an injury that doesn't break the skin but results in some discoloration

  2. contusion(noun)

    the action of bruising

    "the bruise resulted from a contusion"


  1. contusion(Noun)

    A wound, such as a bruise, in which the skin is not broken; often having broken blood vessels and discolouration

  2. Origin: From contusion, from contusionem, from contusus, past participle of contundere, from com- + tundere.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Contusion(noun)

    the act or process of beating, bruising, or pounding; the state of being beaten or bruised

  2. Contusion(noun)

    a bruise; an injury attended with more or less disorganization of the subcutaneous tissue and effusion of blood beneath the skin, but without apparent wound

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