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Meaning of wound

wound

Pronunciation: (wnd Older Use and Literary wound), [key]
— n.
  1. an injury, usually involving division of tissue or rupture of the integument or mucous membrane, due to external violence or some mechanical agency rather than disease.
  2. a similar injury to the tissue of a plant.
  3. an injury or hurt to feelings, sensibilities, reputation, etc.
  4. to attempt to heal one's injuries or soothe one's hurt feelings after a defeat.
—v.t.
  1. to inflict a wound upon; injure; hurt.
—v.i.
  1. to inflict a wound.

wound

Pronunciation: (wound), [key]
— v.
  1. a pt. and pp. of and.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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