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Synonyms for wound
wund; Older Use and Literary waʊndwound

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English Synonyms and Antonyms0.0 / 0 votes

  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 Antonyms0.0 / 0 votes

  1. wound

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

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

Princeton's WordNet0.0 / 0 votes

  1. wound, lesionnoun

    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 injurynoun

    a casualty to military personnel resulting from combat

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

    Antonyms:
    uncoiled, straight

  3. woundnoun

    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, woundingadjective

    the act of inflicting a wound

    Synonyms:
    wounding, combat injury, injury, lesion

    Antonyms:
    uncoiled, straight

  5. woundverb

    put in a coil

    Antonyms:
    straight, uncoiled

  6. injure, woundverb

    cause injuries or bodily harm to

    Synonyms:
    spite, injure, bruise, hurt, offend

    Antonyms:
    straight, uncoiled

  7. hurt, wound, injure, bruise, offend, spiteverb

    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

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Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. woundnoun

    Synonyms:
    cut, stab, bruise

  2. woundnoun

    Synonyms:
    injury, hurt, damage, detriment, harm

  3. woundverb

    Synonyms:
    hurt, injure, damage, harm

  4. woundverb

    Synonyms:
    pain, irritate, gall, lacerate, prick

  5. woundverb

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

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words0.0 / 0 votes

  1. woundnoun

    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. woundverb

    Synonyms:
    injure, scath, hurt, maim, disable

PPDB, the paraphrase database0.0 / 0 votes

  1. List of paraphrases for "wound":

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

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How to use wound in a sentence?

  1. Renae A. Sauter:

    As a deep wound comes to the surface, things can appear worse for a time.

  2. Tom Jennings:

    The question is, was this a Stockholm Syndrome type of thing where she wound up having empathy with the people who are actually holding you hostage ? there’s probably some of that involved. I did n’t get the sense from studying this … that she was playing along … To me, she sounded very genuine in her hatred of the government and her family. I think [ the SLA ] had turned her.

  3. James Rogers:

    I heard a loud bang and then felt a burning sensation in my arm and fell to the ground, before I could look at my wound I did a quick check of the perimeter and I saw nothing.

  4. Fawn Sharp:

    When you have historical trauma, a wound to the soul of your nation – unless you have gone through that, you will not understand it.

  5. Buddha:

    An insincere and evil friend is more to be feared than a wild beast - a wild beast may wound your body, but an evil friend will wound your mind.


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