English adjective: wound
|1.||wound put in a coil|
English noun: wound
|1.||wound (state) an injury to living tissue (especially an injury involving a cut or break in the skin)|
|Broader (hypernym)||harm, hurt, injury, trauma|
|Narrower (hyponym)||abrasion, bite, cut, excoriation, gash, laceration, raw wound, scrape, scratch, slash, slice, stigmata|
|2.||wound (event) a casualty to military personnel resulting from combat|
|Synonyms||combat injury, injury|
|Broader (hypernym)||loss, personnel casualty|
|Narrower (hyponym)||blighty wound, flesh wound|
|Domain category||armed forces, armed services, military, military machine, war machine|
|3.||wound (feeling) a figurative injury (to your feelings or pride)|
|Samples||He feared that mentioning it might reopen the wound.|
Deep in her breast lives the silent wound.
The right reader of a good poem can tell the moment it strikes him that he has taken an immortal wound--that he will never get over it.
|Broader (hypernym)||distress, hurt, suffering|
|4.||wound (act) the act of inflicting a wound|
|Broader (hypernym)||damage, harm, hurt, scathe|
English verb: wound
|1.||wound (body) cause injuries or bodily harm to|
|Pattern of use||Somebody ----s something.|
Somebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s somebody.
Something ----s something
|Narrower (hyponym)||break, bruise, calk, concuss, contuse, disable, excruciate, fracture, graze, handicap, harm, hit, incapacitate, invalid, knife, maim, overstretch, pip, pull, rick, run down, run over, scrape, shock, shoot, skin, sprain, stab, subluxate, torment, torture, trample, traumatise, traumatize, turn, twist, wrench, wrick|
|2.||wound (emotion) hurt the feelings of|
|Samples||She hurt me when she did not include me among her guests.|
This remark really bruised my ego.
|Examples||Sam cannot wound Sue|
|Synonyms||bruise, hurt, injure, offend, spite|
|Pattern of use||Somebody ----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|