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Meaning of wound

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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

      adj 1: put in a coil
      n 1: an injury to living tissue (especially an injury involving
           a cut or break in the skin) [syn: {wound}, {lesion}]
      2: a casualty to military personnel resulting from combat [syn:
         {wound}, {injury}, {combat injury}]
      3: 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
      4: the act of inflicting a wound [syn: {wound}, {wounding}]
      v 1: cause injuries or bodily harm to [syn: {injure}, {wound}]
      2: hurt the feelings of; "She hurt me when she did not include
         me among her guests"; "This remark really bruised my ego"
         [syn: {hurt}, {wound}, {injure}, {bruise}, {offend}, {spite}]

Source : WordNet ® Princeton University. 2010.

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