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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

How poor are they that have not patience! What wound did ever heal but by degrees?
William Shakespeare

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

When love beckons to you, follow him, Though his ways are hard and steep. And when his wings enfold you yield to him, Though the sword hidden among his pinions may wound you.
Khalil Gibran

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

Never wound a snake; kill it.
Harriet Tubman
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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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