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Synonyms for wound
wund; Older Use and Literary waʊnd

This thesaurus page is about all possible synonyms, equivalent, same meaning and similar words for the term wound.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. wound, lesion(noun)

    an injury to living tissue (especially an injury involving a cut or break in the skin)

    Synonyms:
    wounding, combat injury, injury, lesion

    Antonyms:
    straight, uncoiled

  2. wound, injury, combat injury(noun)

    a casualty to military personnel resulting from combat

    Synonyms:
    hurt, injury, harm, accidental injury, lesion, trauma, wounding, combat injury

    Antonyms:
    uncoiled, straight

  3. wound(noun)

    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

    Synonyms:
    wounding, combat injury, injury, lesion

    Antonyms:
    straight, uncoiled

  4. wound, wounding(adj)

    the act of inflicting a wound

    Synonyms:
    wounding, combat injury, injury, lesion

    Antonyms:
    uncoiled, straight

  5. wound(verb)

    put in a coil

    Antonyms:
    straight, uncoiled

  6. injure, wound(verb)

    cause injuries or bodily harm to

    Synonyms:
    spite, injure, bruise, hurt, offend

    Antonyms:
    straight, uncoiled

  7. hurt, wound, injure, bruise, offend, spite(verb)

    hurt the feelings of

    "She hurt me when she did not include me among her guests"; "This remark really bruised my ego"

    Synonyms:
    injure, hurt, suffer, smart, violate, shock, appall, transgress, scandalise, pique, contuse, appal, scandalize, outrage, bruise, go against, breach, pain, offend, infract, spite, anguish, ache, break

    Antonyms:
    straight, uncoiled

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. wound

    One may be annoyed by the well-meaning awkwardness of a servant, irritated by a tight shoe or a thoughtless remark, vexed at some careless neglect or needless misfortune, wounded by the ingratitude of child or friend. To tease is to give some slight and perhaps playful annoyance. Aggravate in the sense of offend is colloquial. To provoke, literally to call out or challenge, is to begin a contest; one provokes another to violence. To affront is to offer some defiant offense or indignity, as it were, to one's face; it is somewhat less than to insult. Compare PIQUE.

    Synonyms:
    affront, aggravate, annoy, displease, exasperate, insult, irritate, offend, provoke, tease, vex

    Antonyms:
    conciliate, content, gratify, honor, please

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. wound

    Synonyms:
    rend, cut, hurt, injure, harm, damage, pain, mortify, annoy, gall, irritate, lacerate

    Antonyms:
    heal, soothe, allay, repair, mollify, soften, gratify, please

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. wound(n.)

    Synonyms:
    cut, stab, bruise

  2. wound(n.)

    Synonyms:
    injury, hurt, damage, detriment, harm

  3. wound(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    hurt, injure, damage, harm

  4. wound(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    pain, irritate, gall, lacerate, prick

  5. wound(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    annoy, mortify, offend, hurt the feelings of

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. wound(n)

    Synonyms:
    hurt, injury, scath, lesion, trauma, traumatism

    Associated words:
    vulnerable, vulnerability, invulnerable, invulnerability, vulnerary, vulnific, sanies, sanious, pledget, spleget, dossil, ichor, probe, antiseptic, inviolable, violable, tent, autoplasty

  2. wound(v)

    Synonyms:
    injure, scath, hurt, maim, disable

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "wound":

    injury, sore, gash, injure, hurt, injured, wounding, plague, wounded

How to pronounce wound?

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How to use wound in a sentence?

  1. Perry Wander:

    The wound is not serious, but it shook him up and scared him, he’s more on edge than he was before, and he was already on edge.

  2. Katarina Zarutskie:

    Katarina Zarutskie was able to quickly rip Katarina Zarutskie arm out of the shark’s mouth and cover the wound to prevent blood from getting to the other sharks lurking around. The 19-year-old said it's been a journey treating the wound to have it heal completely. ( Katarina Zarutskie) If [ the shark ] would have got my hand in a different way, I probably wouldn't have been able to get my hand out.

  3. Robert Southey:

    The loss of a friend is like that of a limb time may heal the anguish of the wound, but the loss cannot be repaired.

  4. York Cornwell added by email:

    But I think this goes beyond training, because we’re looking at such a huge range of conditions, some of the most common forms of helping that we see are simple things like providing a blanket or water, putting pressure on a wound, stabilizing a patient, or helping with medications like aspirin.

  5. Olga Solomina:

    I thought I was to be torn apart. Oleg Zubkov was there helping me to bandage the wound, it was bleeding. Then Oleg Zubkov rushed me to the park's medical point.

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