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Synonyms for wound
wund; Older Use and Literary waʊndwound

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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

Princeton's WordNet

  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 Synonymes

  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 Words

  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 database

  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. Confucius:

    He with whom neither slander that gradually soaks into the mind, nor statements that startle like a wound in the flesh, are successful may be called intelligent indeed.

  2. Heather Evans:

    I think the take-home message for patients from this particular study is that showering with water within 48 hours after elective surgery is safe if the surgical wound is small, had minimal contamination, and was primarily closed with( stitches).

  3. William Shakespeare:

    How poor are they who have not patience What wound did ever heal but by degrees.

  4. Alan Perez:

    He said he and his client asked Cheah for their money back but wound up losing their entireinvestment. The Post quoted another pre-sentencing letter from Houston chef Alan Perez, who said Cheah left him $ 250,000 in debt. She does not use guns, knives, or any other sort of physical weapon like many criminals, language and emotion are her weapons, and armed with them she can easily infiltrate the mind of anyone she wishes to prey upon.

  5. Richard Ladkani:

    This is a vicious circle where people get more indebted, this one fisherman wound up owing the cartels $54,000 for 18 nets. He tried to get out, he finally came out and said there is no way I can repay the cartel. He was murdered.


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