wounding

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wound 1

 (wo͞ond)
n.
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
v.tr.
To inflict wounds or a wound on.
v.intr.
To inflict wounds or a wound: harsh criticism that wounds.

[Middle English, from Old English wund; see wen- in Indo-European roots.]

wound′ed·ly adv.
wound′ing·ly adv.

wound 2

 (wound)
v.
Past tense and past participle of wind2.

wound 3

 (wound)
v. Music
A past tense and a past participle of wind3.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.wounding - the act of inflicting a wound
scathe, damage, harm, hurt - the act of damaging something or someone
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"

wounding

Translations

wounding

[ˈwuːndɪŋ] ADJ [remark, tone] → hiriente

wounding

adj remark, toneverletzend

wounding

[ˈwuːndɪŋ] adj (blow, remark) → che lascia il segno
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He was obsessively secretive, [and] woundingly sarcastic.
The Clown Prince of Soccer cocked a sardonic snook at the game's establishment with his woundingly perceptive observation.