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Noun
An injury to a person's feelings or reputation
“I have only just begun to deal with my feelings, and the wound is still raw.”
Noun
An injury to living tissue caused by a cut, blow, or other impact, typically one in which the skin is cut or broken
“He said that the gun went off again when Mrs Thompson, bleeding from a wound to her body, tried to grapple with the gun.”
Verb
Inflict a wound on
“He thinks the swan was shot and we both wondered at the mindset of someone who could wound such a graceful animal.”
Verb
To cause hurt feelings or deep resentment in
“Challenges of this kind confront their notion of who they are, puncturing their complacency and wounding their egos, so that they are rarely able to resist responding.”
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