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Related to wounding: malicious wounding
1. An injury to an organism, especially one in which the skin or another external surface is torn, pierced, cut, or otherwise broken.
2. An injury to the feelings.
v. wound·ed, wound·ing, wounds
To inflict wounds or a wound on.
To inflict wounds or a wound: harsh criticism that wounds.
Past tense and past participle of wind2.
A past tense and a past participle of wind3.
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|Noun||1.||wounding - the act of inflicting a wound|
|Adj.||1.||wounding - causing physical or especially psychological injury; "a stabbing remark"; "wounding and false charges of disloyalty"|
harmful - causing or capable of causing harm; "too much sun is harmful to the skin"; "harmful effects of smoking"
adjective hurtful, pointed, cutting, damaging, acid, bitter, slighting, offensive, distressing, insulting, cruel, savage, stinging, destructive, harmful, malicious, scathing, grievous, barbed, unkind, pernicious, caustic, spiteful, vitriolic, trenchant, injurious, maleficent wounding remarks about her appearance