Definitions for woundwund; Older Use and Literary waʊnd

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  1. wound, lesion(noun)

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

  2. wound, injury, combat injury(noun)

    a casualty to military personnel resulting from combat

  3. wound(noun)

    a figurative injury (to your feelings or pride)

    "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

  4. wound, wounding(adj)

    the act of inflicting a wound

  5. wound(verb)

    put in a coil

  6. injure, wound(verb)

    cause injuries or bodily harm to

  7. hurt, wound, injure, bruise, offend, spite(verb)

    hurt the feelings of

    "She hurt me when she did not include me among her guests"; "This remark really bruised my ego"

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  1. Wound

    of Wind

  2. Wound

    of Wind

  3. Wound

    imp. & p. p. of Wind to twist, and Wind to sound by blowing

  4. Wound(noun)

    a hurt or injury caused by violence; specifically, a breach of the skin and flesh of an animal, or in the substance of any creature or living thing; a cut, stab, rent, or the like

  5. Wound(noun)

    fig.: An injury, hurt, damage, detriment, or the like, to feeling, faculty, reputation, etc

  6. Wound(noun)

    an injury to the person by which the skin is divided, or its continuity broken; a lesion of the body, involving some solution of continuity

  7. Wound(noun)

    to hurt by violence; to produce a breach, or separation of parts, in, as by a cut, stab, blow, or the like

  8. Wound(noun)

    to hurt the feelings of; to pain by disrespect, ingratitude, or the like; to cause injury to

  9. Origin: [OE. wounde, wunde, AS. wund; akin to OFries. wunde, OS. wunda, D. wonde, OHG. wunta, G. wunde, Icel. und, and to AS., OS., & G. wund sore, wounded, OHG. wunt, Goth. wunds, and perhaps also to Goth. winnan to suffer, E. win. 140. Cf. Zounds.]

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  1. Wound

    A wound is a type of injury in which skin is torn, cut, or punctured, or where blunt force trauma causes a contusion. In pathology, it specifically refers to a sharp injury which damages the dermis of the skin.

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    Rank popularity for the word 'wound' in Nouns Frequency: #1756

  2. Verbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'wound' in Verbs Frequency: #1005

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