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wound 1

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.

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

wound′ed·ly adv.
wound′ing·ly adv.

wound 2

Past tense and past participle of wind2.

wound 3

v. Music
A past tense and a past participle of wind3.


1. (Pathology)
a. suffering from wounds; injured, esp in a battle or fight
b. (as collective noun; preceded by the): the wounded.
2. (of feelings) damaged or hurt


(ˈwun dɪd)

1. suffering from a wound or wounds.
2. hurt; impaired; damaged: a wounded reputation.
3. wounded persons collectively (often prec. by the).
[before 1000]


See: seriously wounded; slightly wounded.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.wounded - people who are woundedwounded - people who are wounded; "they had to leave the wounded where they fell"
people - (plural) any group of human beings (men or women or children) collectively; "old people"; "there were at least 200 people in the audience"
Adj.1.wounded - suffering from physical injury especially that suffered in battlewounded - suffering from physical injury especially that suffered in battle; "nursing his wounded arm"; "ambulances...for the hurt men and women"
injured - harmed; "injured soldiers"; "injured feelings"
særîir, fólk sem hefur særstsærîur


A. ADJherido
there were six dead and fifteen woundedhubo seis muertos y quince heridos
B. NPL the woundedlos heridos


(= injured) → blessé(e)
two wounded men → deux blessés
the wounded → les blesséswound up [ˌwaʊndˈʌp] adjremonté(e)


1. adj (also) (fig) → ferito/a
a wounded man → un ferito
2. npl the woundedi feriti


(wuːnd) noun
a physical hurt or injury. The wound that he had received in the war still gave him pain occasionally; He died from a bullet-wound.
1. to hurt or injure physically. He didn't kill the animal – he just wounded it; He was wounded in the battle.
2. to hurt (someone's feelings). to wound someone's pride.
ˈwounded adjective
having been injured, especially in war etc. the wounded man.
noun plural
wounded people, especially soldiers. How many wounded are there?


adj herido; the — los heridos
References in classic literature ?
March is as brisk and cheery, though rather grayer, than when we saw her last, and just now so absorbed in Meg's affairs that the hospitals and homes still full of wounded `boys' and soldiers' widows, decidedly miss the motherly missionary's visits.
It was as though everyone Enoch Robinson had ever seen had left with him some es- sence of himself, something he could mould and change to suit his own fancy, something that under- stood all about such things as the wounded woman behind the elders in the pictures.
Don't banter me," she said, wounded at what appeared to be his flippancy.
In another moment the twang of the cord was heard, a white streak was seen glancing into the bushes, and the wounded buck plunged from the cover, to the very feet of his hidden enemy.
This promising beginning was soon overcast with a cloud of adversity; for upon the tenth day of October, the rear of our company was attacked by a number of Indians, who killed six, and wounded one man.
In her grief and wounded pride, Hepzibah had spent her life in divesting herself of friends; she had wilfully cast off the support which God has ordained his creatures to need from one another; and it was now her punishment, that Clifford and herself would fall the easier victims to their kindred enemy.
Women, more especially -- in the continually recurring trials of wounded, wasted, wronged, misplaced, or erring and sinful passion -- or with the dreary burden of a heart unyielded, because unvalued and unsought came to Hester's cottage, demanding why they were so wretched, and what the remedy
Grose, at the same instant, uttered over my violence-- the shriek of a creature scared, or rather wounded, which, in turn, within a few seconds, was completed by a gasp of my own.
Only wait a bit, old chap, and I'll give ye a sling for that wounded arm, cried cruel Flask, pointing to the whale-line near him.
I saw many brave men cut down, many fall mortally wounded from their saddles.
He was a "floorsman" at Jones's, and a wounded steer had broken loose and mashed him against a pillar.
George fired,--the shot entered his side,--but, though wounded, he would not retreat, but, with a yell like that of a mad bull, he was leaping right across the chasm into the party.