|1.||[ verb ] cause injuries or bodily harm to|
|Related terms:||hurt shoot run_down harm twist graze bruise knife disable pull trample torture fracture maim traumatize calk concuss skin sabre stub subluxate injury injury wound injury|
|2.||[ verb ] hurt the feelings of|
|Synonyms:||hurt spite offend bruise wound|
"She hurt me when she did not include me among her guests" "This remark really bruised me ego"
|Related terms:||arouse insult humiliate lacerate sting cattiness|
|3.||[ verb ] cause damage or affect negatively|
"Our business was hurt by the new competition"
|Related terms:||damage detriment|