Synonyms of hurt


1. injury, hurt, harm, trauma, ill health, unhealthiness, health problem

usage: any physical damage to the body caused by violence or accident or fracture etc.

2. distress, hurt, suffering, pain, painfulness

usage: psychological suffering; "the death of his wife caused him great distress"

3. suffering, hurt, pain, painfulness

usage: feelings of mental or physical pain

4. detriment, hurt, damage, harm, impairment

usage: a damage or loss

5. damage, harm, hurt, scathe, change of integrity

usage: the act of damaging something or someone


1. ache, smart, hurt, cause to be perceived

usage: be the source of pain

2. hurt, indispose

usage: give trouble or pain to; "This exercise will hurt your back"

3. pain, anguish, hurt, upset, discompose, untune, disconcert, discomfit

usage: cause emotional anguish or make miserable; "It pains me to see my children not being taught well in school"

4. hurt, injure, damage

usage: cause damage or affect negatively; "Our business was hurt by the new competition"

5. hurt, wound, injure, bruise, offend, spite, arouse, elicit, enkindle, kindle, evoke, fire, raise, provoke

usage: hurt the feelings of; "She hurt me when she did not include me among her guests"; "This remark really bruised my ego"

6. hurt, ache, suffer, perceive, comprehend

usage: feel physical pain; "Were you hurting after the accident?"

7. suffer, hurt, be

usage: feel pain or be in pain


1. hurt, wounded, injured (vs. uninjured)

usage: suffering from physical injury especially that suffered in battle; "nursing his wounded arm"; "ambulances...for the hurt men and women"

2. hurt, weakened, damaged (vs. undamaged)

usage: damaged inanimate objects or their value

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