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Dictionary definition for: Hurt

1. (n) any physical damage to the body caused by violence or accident or fracture etc.

2. (v) be the source of pain

3. (s) suffering from physical injury especially that suffered in battle; "nursing his wounded arm" "ambulances...for the hurt men and women"

4. (n) psychological suffering; "the death of his wife caused him great distress"

5. (v) give trouble or pain to; "This exercise will hurt your back"

6. (s) used of inanimate objects or their value

7. (n) feelings of mental or physical pain

8. (v) cause emotional anguish or make miserable; "It pains me to see my children not being taught well in school"

9. (n) a damage or loss

10. (v) cause damage or affect negatively; "Our business was hurt by the new competition"

11. (n) the act of damaging something or someone

12. (v) hurt the feelings of; "She hurt me when she did not include me among her guests" "This remark really bruised me ego"

13. (v) feel physical pain; "Were you hurting after the accident?"

14. (v) feel pain or be in pain

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