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Dictionary definition for: Wound

1. (n) any break in the skin or an organ caused by violence or surgical incision

2. (v) cause injuries or bodily harm to

3. (s) put in a coil

4. (n) a casualty to military personnel resulting from combat

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

6. (n) 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--t

7. (n) the act of inflicting a wound

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