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(of a bodily part) To suffer pain
“My muscles would hurt after I lifted weights for the first time in years.”
To cause pain or injury to
“Jerry managed to hurt Tom by smacking him in the face with a cue stick.”
To cause emotional distress to someone
“His brash comments on social media would hurt a great many people who read them.”
To cause pain through mistreatment
“Be wary of individuals who deliberately hurt others without empathy for their own personal gain.”
To be detrimental to
“Various scientists suggest that global warming will hurt the environment in many ways.”
In physical pain
“Ted's back was hurt from helping a man in a wheelchair move his piano.”
In emotional pain
“He was hurt from hearing the sad news of his uncle's illness.”
In pain or suffering due to maltreatment
“She had been hurt and decided undergo therapy to unpack her emotions and experiences.”
Angry or resentful
“El Guapo was hurt after Carmen chose to stay in her cell instead of spending time with him.”
Physical pain or injury
“Froch was battered during the fight, and his physical hurt was equaled only by his heartache in defeat.”
Emotional pain or distress
“Kevin's insensitive remarks would cause hurt to certain sections of the community.”
An event or action that causes pain or suffering
“He had grown stronger and wiser from the hurt he had experienced in the past.”
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