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Synonyms for wound
wund; Older Use and Literary waʊnd

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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:

    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. 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.

  2. Cary Deuber:

    I think when you have five dynamic women together, you get wound up no matter what, i don't think we don't push each other's buttons on purpose.

  3. Jim Kenney:

    I had the opportunity to speak to the six officers, they're all in good spirits and obviously it was a very traumatic experience for them, i was talking to one of the officers who had the graze wound to the head and he had two little boys -- they looked like they were 9 or 10 years old, 8 or 9 years old -- and kept on thinking about how their lives would have changed with just a little more difference in space.

  4. Chris Cuomo:

    I forgot Raj’s last name this morning. I apologize for that. And then there wound up being a counter-narrative: ‘Well, that makes you racist,' it’s not helpful… it’s being said.

  5. Victor Joe:

    We have chosen to place a dressing that adheres to the open wound, which allows her skin to heal without having to remove the bandages to wash the wounds.


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