slightly wounded

slightly wounded

A casualty whose injuries or illness are relatively minor, permitting the patient to walk and/or sit. See also patient; walking patient.
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms. US Department of Defense 2005.
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He too was but slightly wounded, a bullet, grazing his skull, having stunned him, so that when he regained consciousness he was apparently as fit as ever.
An examination disclosed that five of our erstwhile opponents were dead and the sixth, the Neanderthal man, was but slightly wounded, a bullet having glanced from his thick skull, stunning him.
In five minutes three were slightly wounded, one on the hand, another on the ear, by the defender of the stair, who himself remained intact--a piece of skill which was worth to him, according to the rules agreed upon, three turns of favor,
"Ah, that's your aunt's question; it can't be yours!" I said, in a tone of slightly wounded sensibility.
They had so well aimed their shot at the men they knew, that one of them was killed on the spot, and the other very much wounded; but not being dead, he started up on his feet, and called eagerly for help to the other; but the captain stepping to him, told him it was too late to cry for help, he should call upon God to forgive his villainy, and with that word knocked him down with the stock of his musket, so that he never spoke more; there were three more in the company, and one of them was slightly wounded. By this time I was come; and when they saw their danger, and that it was in vain to resist, they begged for mercy.
Bushby was slightly wounded, but the party was at length driven away.
When the emperor returned from the Island of Elba, my brother instantly joined the army, was slightly wounded at Waterloo, and retired with the army beyond the Loire."
Four people, including a pair of firefighters, were slightly wounded as a result of the inferno, according to the Kuwaiti Ministry of Social Affairs' Assistant Undersecretary for Social Welfare Abdulaziz Al-Mutairi.
Another person in the vehicle, Ronald Etienne, was slightly wounded during the attack.
The clash left a still unidentified male communist guerrilla killed while one Corporal Freddie Casinova was slightly wounded.
The operation, however, left three soldiers slightly wounded.
An explosion slightly wounded a Civilian Armed Force Geographical Unit (CAFGU) member in Maguindanao on Tuesday, February 12.