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Synonyms for bruisingbruis·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. bruisingadjective

    causing mental or emotional injury

    "a bruising experience"; "protected from the bruising facts of battle"- John Mason Brown

    Antonyms:
    forceless, harmless, unforceful

  2. bruisingadjective

    brutally forceful and compelling

    "protected from the bruising facts of battle"

    Antonyms:
    unforceful, harmless, forceless

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "bruising":

    bruises, contusions, contusion, blue, bruise, concussion

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How to use bruising in a sentence?

  1. Jennifer Hammers:

    The seams of her blue jeans were pressed into her body with such force, they caused bruising.

  2. Amandla Stenberg:

    It’s a really, really hard thing to be silenced. And it’s deeply bruising to fight against your identity and to mold yourself into shapes that you just should n’t be in, as someone who identifies as a black, bisexual woman, I’ve been through it, and it’s hurts. It’s awkward and it’s uncomfortable. But then I realized because of Solange [ Knowles ], and Ava DuVerney, and Willow [ Smith ], and all the black girls watching this right now, that there’s absolutely nothing to change.

  3. Dawn Manteufel:

    It hit him with a vengeance, just bruising all over him. Looked like somebody beat him up with a baseball bat.

  4. Tom Shimabukuro:

    The important thing to note here is the initial features are largely kind of nonspecific symptoms, which at initial presentation -- or when a patient starts to become symptomatic -- may seem kind of mild and not that clinically significant -- things like headaches, lethargy, chills, myalgia, later features include severe headache, some focal signs, in one case severe abdominal pain, bruising, swelling in the lower extremities.

  5. Jerryl Christmas:

    One thing that is clear is that he has a large amount of bruising on his body that I noticed that I'm very concerned about. It appears that whatever statements he made, he was without the advice of counsel, and when I look at the bruising, it's hard for me assess if these were voluntary statements that he made. he said he was bruised by the police when he was taken into custody. And he was in a lot of pain when he was being questioned.

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