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Definitions of wound

  1. hurt the feelings of; " She hurt me when she did not include me among her guests"; " This remark really bruised me ego"
  2. a casualty to military personnel resulting from combat
  3. cause injuries or bodily harm to
  4. any break in the skin or an organ caused by violence or surgical incision
  5. the act of inflicting a wound
  6. 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
  7. put in a coil
  8. a series winding, or one in which the armature coil, the field- magnet coil, and the external circuit form a continuous conductor; a shunt winding, or one of such a character that the armature current is divided, a portion of the current being led around the field- magnet coils.
  9. imp. & amp; p. p. of Wind to twist, and Wind to sound by blowing.
  10. 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.
  11. Fig.: An injury, hurt, damage, detriment, or the like, to feeling, faculty, reputation, etc.
  12. 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.
  13. To hurt by violence; to produce a breach, or separation of parts, in, as by a cut, stab, blow, or the like.
  14. To hurt the feelings of; to pain by disrespect, ingratitude, or the like; to cause injury to.
  15. imp. & p. p. of Wind to twist, and Wind to sound by blowing.
  16. A cut; an injury by which the skin is divided; a stab; a hurt; hence, injury or harm to feelings, reputation, etc.
  17. To make a cut or hurt in; to hurt by violence; injure; hurt the feelings of: ( wound).
  18. Of the verb wind.
  19. Pa. t. and pa. p. of WIND, to turn.
  20. A cut or bruise: hurt: injury.
  21. To make a wound: to injure.
  22. A cut; injury; hurt.
  23. Of to wind.
  24. To give a wound to; injure; hurt the feelings of.
  25. To inflict a wound upon; hurt; pain.
  26. Imp. & pp. of WIND, v.
  27. A hurt or injury caused by violence, as a stab, etc.
  28. Of Wind.
  29. To hurt by violence; to inflict a wound on; to pain.
  30. To inflict a wound.
  31. Twined in a circular direction upwards; twined in a circuitous manner.
  32. A ent or suchlike injury to the skin or flesh of an animal; any hurt or injury given by violence.
  33. To cut or rend the skin or flesh of an animal; to hurt or injure by violence.
  34. Pt. of the verb wind.

Usage examples for wound

  1. Our first care was to see to Charley's wound. – Adventures in the Far West by W.H.G. Kingston
  2. " You won't be so blind as to forget," she answered, and she wound her fingers in his with a feeling which was more than the simple love of woman for man. – The World For Sale, Complete by Gilbert Parker Last Updated: March 14, 2009
  3. " And now, Jimmy," I wound up, " you must guess what I'm going to do." – Wandering Heath by Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
  4. She did not strike you as being a girl with a wound in her heart? – The Siege of the Seven Suitors by Meredith Nicholson
  5. He received a most serious wound in the shoulder. – Good Old Anna by Marie Belloc Lowndes
  6. I wish my friend who is a doctor to see the wound. – The Four Feathers by A. E. W. Mason
  7. Oh, I thought it was from the time you received your pistol wound. – Madeline Payne, the Detective's Daughter by Lawrence L. Lynch
  8. I reckon it's the wound makes me burn so. – Ralph Granger's Fortunes by William Perry Brown
  9. The clock being now wound up, the winding arbor and wheel A will begin to turn in the opposite direction. – Modern Machine-Shop Practice, Volumes I and II by Joshua Rose
  10. You wound up on- the preacher. – The Uphill Climb by B. M. Bower
  11. " It is nothing more than a flesh wound," he said, " but at the hospital he can get better treatment than at home." – The Boy Aviators' Treasure Quest by Captain Wilbur Lawton (pseudonym for John Henry Goldfrap)
  12. As it was, the wound was a serious one, and Dalahaide is in the hospital. – The Castle Of The Shadows by Alice Muriel Williamson
  13. I'm glad ye're about well o' that arrer wound. – The Covered Wagon by Emerson Hough
  14. Where is the wound?" – A Victorious Union SERIES: The Blue and the Gray--Afloat by Oliver Optic
  15. Is the wound deep- is it dangerous? – The Progressionists, and Angela. by Conrad von Bolanden
  16. His lordship made no reply; and, indeed, said never a word until he released Mr. Norbury in his dressing- room ten minutes later, being then as it were wound up for a good night's rest, and safe to go till morning. – When Ghost Meets Ghost by William Frend De Morgan
  17. Where do you say the wound is? – When London Burned by G. A. Henty
  18. He could not understand this wound of M. Elgin's. – The Clique of Gold by Emile Gaboriau
  19. She had had in her body one wound of ten centimetres in size. – Lourdes by Robert Hugh Benson
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