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"wond" is probably misspelled. Trying wound instead Definition of wound

1. wound [ n ] any break in the skin or an organ caused by violence or surgical incision

Used in print:

(Jim Berry Pearson, The Maxwell Land Grant....)

By early summer , he wrote from Laramie that he was suffering from the wound inflicted in the ambush and was in_a_bad_way financially , so Pels sent him a draft for $ 100 , warning that it was still not wise for him to return .

Not realizing the seriousness of the wound , the besiegers warned that if he did not surrender the house would be burned_down around him .

(Christopher Davis, First Family....)

At these times he felt a kind of pain in his upper chest , but it was an objective pain , in_no_way different from others in intensity and not different in kind ; it was like the bandaged wound on the back of his head which occasionally throbbed ; it was merely another part of his weakness .

(Tristram Coffin, Not to the Swift....)

`` The Negro got a bad slice on his chest from the knife wound '' .

Synonyms wound lesion Related Terms injury abrasion bite cut laceration stigmata raw_wound

2. wound [ v ] cause injuries or bodily harm to

Used in print:

(Kenneth Allsop, The Bootleggers and Their Era...)

O_'_Banion drew his guns and fired at Dave , severely wounding him in the stomach .

Synonyms injure wound 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 injury

3. wound [ n ] a casualty to military personnel resulting from combat

Used in print:

(Tristram Coffin, Not to the Swift....)

`` He recommended both of them for the DSM and the Detroit fellow for the Purple_Heart , too , for a combat inflicted wound .

Synonyms wound combat_injury injury Related Terms personnel_casualty blighty_wound flesh_wound military

4. wound [ v ] hurt the feelings of
Examples: "She hurt me when she did not include me among her guests" "This remark really bruised me ego"

Synonyms hurt offend injure spite bruise wound Related Terms arouse insult humiliate lacerate sting cattiness

5. wound [ a ] put in a coil

Synonyms wound Related Terms coiled

6. wound [ n ] a figurative injury (to your feelings or pride)
Examples: "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--

Synonyms wound Related Terms distress

7. wound [ n ] the act of inflicting a wound

Synonyms wounding wound Related Terms damage injure

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