bruising


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bruise

 (bro͞oz)
v. bruised, bruis·ing, bruis·es
v.tr.
1.
a. To injure the underlying soft tissue or bone of (part of the body) without breaking the skin, as by a blow.
b. To damage (plant tissue), as by abrasion or pressure: bruised the fruit by careless packing.
2. To dent or mar.
3. To pound (berries, for example) into fragments; crush.
4. To hurt, especially psychologically.
v.intr.
To experience or undergo bruising: Peaches bruise easily.
n.
1. An injury to underlying tissues or bone in which the skin is not broken, often characterized by ruptured blood vessels and discolorations.
2. A similar injury to plant tissue, often resulting in discoloration or spoilage.
3. A painful feeling caused by or associated with an experience.

[Middle English bruisen, from Old English brȳsan, to crush, and from Old North French bruisier (of Celtic origin).]

bruising

(ˈbruːzɪŋ)
adj
1. (Pathology) causing bruises, as by a blow
2. aggressively antagonistic; hurtful: four months of bruising negotiation.
n
(Pathology) a bruise or bruises
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.bruising - causing mental or emotional injury; "a bruising experience"; "protected from the bruising facts of battle"- John Mason Brown
harmful - causing or capable of causing harm; "too much sun is harmful to the skin"; "harmful effects of smoking"
2.bruising - brutally forceful and compelling; "protected from the bruising facts of battle"
forceful - characterized by or full of force or strength (often but not necessarily physical); "a forceful speaker"; "a forceful personality"; "forceful measures"; "a forceful plan for peace"

bruising

noun
1. discoloration, marking, swelling, contusion, ecchymosis She had quite a severe bruising and a cut lip.
adjective
1. hard, tough, violent, rough, fierce, ferocious, rumbustious a bruising battle over civil rights
Translations

bruising

[ˈbruːzɪŋ] ADJ [experience] → doloroso, penoso; [match] → durísimo, violento

bruising

[ˈbruːzɪŋ]
adj
(= upsetting) [experience] → douloureux/euse
(= fierce) [battle, campaign, encounter] → éprouvant(e)
n (= bruises) → bleus mpl, contusions fpl

bruising

nPrellungen pl

bruising

[ˈbruːzɪŋ]
1. necchimosi f inv
2. adj (encounter, experience) → brutto/a; (criticism, defeat) → pesante
References in classic literature ?
Occasionally, and very carefully, the facetious sociologist administered a real bruising blow.
Occasional bruising shouldn't be cause for concern, but bruising that occurs without an obvious cause should be checked out by your doctor, particularly if you take blood thinning drugs.
Smart casual occasions you can pretty much get away with light bruising.
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A MUM has criticised a South Wales health board's complaints procedure after her newborn daughter suffered "unexplained" bruising to her head and neck.
Bilaterally equal and responsive pupils, pallor, tracheal deviation to the right and a distinct zigzag pattern of bruising over the left upper part of his torso were revealed by a general survey.
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The father noticed bruising under the child's chin area, which Ms.
The 24-year-old defender suffered severe bruising on his thigh in the 5-1 Europa League play-off tie against Petrolul Ploiesti last week.