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kənˈtu ʒən, -ˈtyu-con·tu·sion

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. bruise, contusionnoun

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

  2. contusionnoun

    the action of bruising

    "the bruise resulted from a contusion"


  1. contusionnoun

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

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Contusionnoun

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

    Etymology: [L. contusio: cf. F. contusion.]

  2. Contusionnoun

    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

    Etymology: [L. contusio: cf. F. contusion.]

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  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

Examples of contusion in a Sentence

  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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    very close or connected in space or time
    • A. arbitrary
    • B. adscripted
    • C. extroversive
    • D. contiguous

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