wounded
Pronunciation
  • IPA: /ˈwuːndɪd/
Verb
  1. Simple past tense and past participle of wound
    • 1913: Valmiki, The Ramayana, (translated by Sister Nivedita and Ananda Coomaraswamy)
      Nila, Agni's son, brandishing an uptorn tree, rushed on Prahasta; but he wounded the monkey with showers of arows.
Adjective
  1. Suffering from a wound, especially one acquired in battle from a weapon, such as a gun or a knife.
    A wounded soldier.
    • 1883: Robert Louis Stevenson, Treasure Island
      […] he was deadly pale, and the blood-stained bandage round his head told that he had recently been wounded, and still more recently dressed.
  2. (figuratively) Suffering from an emotional injury.
    My wounded pride never recovered from her rejection.
  3. (physics) Of a particle: having undergone an inelastic collision.
    a wounded nucleon
Synonyms Translations Translations Noun
  1. (usually) People who are maimed or have wounds.
    The wounded lay on stretchers waiting for surgery.



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