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Definition of wound:

  1. A hurt or injury caused by violence; specifically, a breach of the skin and flesh of an animal, or in the substance of any creature or living thing; a cut, stab, rent, or the like.
  2. a series winding, or one in which the armature coil, the field- magnet coil, and the external circuit form a continuous conductor; a shunt winding, or one of such a character that the armature current is divided, a portion of the current being led around the field- magnet coils.
  3. An injury to the person by which the skin is divided, or its continuity broken; a lesion of the body, involving some solution of continuity.
  4. Fig.: An injury, hurt, damage, detriment, or the like, to feeling, faculty, reputation, etc.
  5. imp. & p. p. of Wind to twist, and Wind to sound by blowing.
  6. To hurt by violence; to produce a breach, or separation of parts, in, as by a cut, stab, blow, or the like.
  7. To hurt the feelings of; to pain by disrespect, ingratitude, or the like; to cause injury to.

Synonyms:

scandalise, breach, shock, injure, tease, appal, help, happy, contuse, affront, wrapped, spite, offend, trauma, upset, accidental injury, bother, go against, provoke, cut, gash, violate, wounding, appall, trouble, insult, vex, traumatism, outrage, suffer, transgress, wretchedness, scrape, smart, pique, hurt, displease, disturb, woe, injury, irritate, annoy, twined, lesion, aggravate, tired, bruise, combat injury, break, infract, wreathed, covered, scandalize, coiled, exasperate.

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