What does contusion mean?

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

  3. Origin: [L. contusio: cf. F. contusion.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of contusion in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of contusion in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Craig Counsell:

    To get a negative X-ray, I know Elian Herrera spirits are lifted, it's a right thigh contusion but it's pretty significant. Elian Herrera got hit pretty good.

  2. Michele Zasa:

    The situation that concerns the (lung) contusion is the most delicate, the next two or three days will be important to verify the stability of his breathing and to assess the situation according to pulmonary therapies in place.

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