Definitions for woundwund; Older Use and Literary waʊnd
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
woundwund; Older Use and Literary waʊnd(n.)
an injury, usu. involving division of tissue or rupture of the integument or mucous membrane, due to external violence or some mechanical agency rather than disease.
a similar injury to the tissue of a plant.
Category: Plant Pathology
an injury or hurt to feelings, sensibilities, reputation, etc.
(v.t.)to inflict a wound upon; injure; hurt.
(v.i.)to inflict a wound.
Origin of wound:
bef. 900; ME; OE wund, c. OS wunda, OHG wunta, ON und wound, Go wunds wounded
Ref: a pt. and pp. of wind2 1 2 and wind3. 1 3
an injury to living tissue (especially an injury involving a cut or break in the skin)
wound, injury, combat injury(noun)
a casualty to military personnel resulting from combat
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
the act of inflicting a wound
put in a coil
cause injuries or bodily harm to
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"
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
serious wounds; a leg/head/chest etc. wound
to injure or hurt
He was badly wounded in the explosion.; fatally wounded
His cruel comments had wounded her pride.
imp. & p. p. of Wind to twist, and Wind to sound by blowing
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
fig.: An injury, hurt, damage, detriment, or the like, to feeling, faculty, reputation, etc
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
to hurt by violence; to produce a breach, or separation of parts, in, as by a cut, stab, blow, or the like
to hurt the feelings of; to pain by disrespect, ingratitude, or the like; to cause injury to
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.
British National Corpus
Rank popularity for the word 'wound' in Nouns Frequency: #1756
Rank popularity for the word 'wound' in Verbs Frequency: #1005
Translations for wound
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
to hurt or injure physically
He didn't kill the animal; – he just wounded it; He was wounded in the battle.
- يَجْرَح جِسْمانِيّاArabic
- ferirPortuguese (BR)
- τραυματίζω, πληγώνωGreek
- زخمی شدن یا کردنFarsi
- घायल करनाHindi
- 상처를 입히다Korean
- زخمی شدن یا کردنPersian
- زخمي كول، زخمي كيدلPashto
- a răniRomanian
- skada, såraSwedish
- 傷害Chinese (Trad.)
- زخمی کرنا یا ہوناUrdu
- làm bị thươngVietnamese
- 打伤Chinese (Simp.)
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