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Definition of Wound


  1. of Wind
  2. of Wind
  3. imp. & p. p. of Wind to twist, and Wind to sound by blowing.
  4. A hurt or injury caused by violence; specifically, a breach of the skin and flesh of an animal, or in the substance of any creature or living thing; a cut, stab, rent, or the like.
  5. Fig.: An injury, hurt, damage, detriment, or the like, to feeling, faculty, reputation, etc.
  6. An injury to the person by which the skin is divided, or its continuity broken; a lesion of the body, involving some solution of continuity.
  7. To hurt by violence; to produce a breach, or separation of parts, in, as by a cut, stab, blow, or the like.
  8. To hurt the feelings of; to pain by disrespect, ingratitude, or the like; to cause injury to.

Wound Quotations

Forgiveness is not always easy. At times, it feels more painful than the wound we suffered, to forgive the one that inflicted it. And yet, there is no peace without forgiveness.
Marianne Williamson

I have lived pain, and my life can tell: I only deepen the wound of the world when I neglect to give thanks the heavy perfume of wild roses in early July and the song of crickets on summer humid nights and the rivers that run and the stars that rise and the rain that falls and all the good things that a good God gives.
Ann Voskamp

The loss of a friend is like that of a limb; time may heal the anguish of the wound, but the loss cannot be repaired.
Robert Southey

There is something beautiful about all scars of whatever nature. A scar means the hurt is over, the wound is closed and healed, done with.
Harry Crews

Our vanity is hardest to wound precisely when our pride has just been wounded.
Friedrich Nietzsche
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Wound Translations

wound in Afrikaans is wond
wound in Dutch is aanschieten
wound in French is blessons, blessent, blessez, blessure, blesser
wound in Italian is fegriva, ferire
wound in Latin is vulnus, seco, ictus, plaga
wound in Portuguese is ferida
wound in Spanish is herida
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