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English adjective: hurt

1. hurt suffering from physical injury especially that suffered in battle


SamplesNursing his wounded arm.
Ambulances...for the hurt men and women.


Synonymswounded


Similarinjured


Antonymsuninjured

2. hurt damaged inanimate objects or their value


Synonymsweakened


Similardamaged


Antonymsundamaged


English noun: hurt

1. hurt (state) any physical damage to the body caused by violence or accident or fracture etc.


Synonymsharm, injury, trauma


Broader (hypernym)health problem, ill health, unhealthiness


Narrower (hyponym)birth trauma, bite, blast trauma, bleeding, blunt trauma, brain damage, break, bruise, bump, burn, contusion, cryopathy, dislocation, electric shock, fracture, frostbite, haemorrhage, hemorrhage, insect bite, intravasation, lesion, penetrating injury, penetrating trauma, pinch, pull, rupture, sting, strain, twist, wale, weal, welt, wheal, whiplash, whiplash injury, wound, wrench

2. hurt (feeling) psychological suffering


SamplesThe death of his wife caused him great distress.


Synonymsdistress, suffering


Broader (hypernym)pain, painfulness


Narrower (hyponym)anguish, self-torment, self-torture, torment, torture, tsoris, wound

3. hurt (feeling) feelings of mental or physical pain


Synonymssuffering


Broader (hypernym)pain, painfulness


Narrower (hyponym)agony, discomfort, irritation, soreness, throes, torment, torture

4. hurt (event) a damage or loss


Synonymsdetriment


Broader (hypernym)damage, harm, impairment


Narrower (hyponym)expense

5. hurt (act) the act of damaging something or someone


Synonymsdamage, harm, scathe


Broader (hypernym)change of integrity


Narrower (hyponym)burn, defacement, defloration, disfiguration, disfigurement, impairment, wound, wounding


English verb: hurt

1. hurt (perception) be the source of pain


ExamplesDid his feet hurt?


Synonymsache, smart


Pattern of useSomething ----s.
Somebody's (body part) ----s


Broader (hypernym)cause to be perceived


Narrower (hyponym)act up, bite, burn, burn, hunger, itch, shoot, sting, thirst, throb

2. hurt (body) give trouble or pain to


SamplesThis exercise will hurt your back.


ExamplesDid he hurt his foot?


Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s somebody.
Something ----s something


Broader (hypernym)indispose


Narrower (hyponym)ail, disagree with, injure, pain, trouble, wound


Causeache, hurt, smart

3. hurt (emotion) cause emotional anguish or make miserable


SamplesIt pains me to see my children not being taught well in school.


ExamplesSam cannot hurt Sue


Synonymsanguish, pain


Pattern of useSomething ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)discomfit, discompose, disconcert, untune, upset


Narrower (hyponym)agonise, agonize, break someone's heart, excruciate, rack, torment, torture, try


Causesuffer

4. hurt (change) cause damage or affect negatively


SamplesOur business was hurt by the new competition.


Synonymsinjure


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Broader (hypernym)damage

5. hurt (emotion) hurt the feelings of


SamplesShe hurt me when she did not include me among her guests.
This remark really bruised my ego.


ExamplesSam cannot hurt Sue , The performance is likely to hurt Sue


Synonymsbruise, injure, offend, spite, wound


Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)arouse, elicit, enkindle, evoke, fire, kindle, provoke, raise


Narrower (hyponym)abase, affront, chagrin, diss, humble, humiliate, insult, lacerate, mortify, sting

6. hurt (perception) feel physical pain


SamplesWere you hurting after the accident?.


ExamplesSam and Sue hurt


Synonymsache, suffer


Pattern of useSomebody ----s


Broader (hypernym)comprehend, perceive


Narrower (hyponym)catch, get, kill, prick, sting, twinge, twinge

7. hurt (body) feel pain or be in pain


ExamplesSam and Sue hurt


Synonymssuffer


Pattern of useSomething ----s.
Somebody ----s


Broader (hypernym)be


Narrower (hyponym)ail, choke, famish, gag, have, hunger, starve, strangle, suffocate


Antonymsbe well









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