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Synonyms for woundwund; Older Use and Literary waʊnd

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. wound, lesion(noun)

    an injury to living tissue (especially an injury involving a cut or break in the skin)

    Synonyms:
    wounding, combat injury, injury, lesion, wound

    Antonyms:
    straight, uncoiled

  2. wound, injury, combat injury(noun)

    a casualty to military personnel resulting from combat

    Synonyms:
    hurt, wound, injury, harm, accidental injury, lesion, trauma, wounding, combat injury

    Antonyms:
    uncoiled, straight

  3. wound(noun)

    a figurative injury (to your feelings or pride)

    "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"--Robert Frost

    Synonyms:
    wounding, combat injury, injury, lesion

    Antonyms:
    straight, uncoiled

  4. wound, wounding(adj)

    the act of inflicting a wound

    Synonyms:
    wounding, combat injury, injury, lesion, wound

    Antonyms:
    uncoiled, straight

  5. wound(verb)

    put in a coil

    Antonyms:
    straight, uncoiled

  6. injure, wound(verb)

    cause injuries or bodily harm to

    Synonyms:
    spite, wound, injure, bruise, hurt, offend

    Antonyms:
    straight, uncoiled

  7. hurt, wound, injure, bruise, offend, spite(verb)

    hurt the feelings of

    "She hurt me when she did not include me among her guests"; "This remark really bruised my ego"

    Synonyms:
    injure, hurt, suffer, smart, violate, shock, appall, wound, transgress, scandalise, pique, contuse, appal, scandalize, outrage, bruise, go against, breach, pain, offend, infract, spite, anguish, ache, break

    Antonyms:
    straight, uncoiled

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. wound

    One may be annoyed by the well-meaning awkwardness of a servant, irritated by a tight shoe or a thoughtless remark, vexed at some careless neglect or needless misfortune, wounded by the ingratitude of child or friend. To tease is to give some slight and perhaps playful annoyance. Aggravate in the sense of offend is colloquial. To provoke, literally to call out or challenge, is to begin a contest; one provokes another to violence. To affront is to offer some defiant offense or indignity, as it were, to one's face; it is somewhat less than to insult. Compare PIQUE.

    Synonyms:
    affront, aggravate, annoy, displease, exasperate, insult, irritate, offend, provoke, tease, vex

    Antonyms:
    conciliate, content, gratify, honor, please

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. wound(n.)

    Synonyms:
    cut, stab, bruise

  2. wound(n.)

    Synonyms:
    injury, hurt, damage, detriment, harm

  3. wound(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    hurt, injure, damage, harm

  4. wound(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    pain, irritate, gall, lacerate, prick

  5. wound(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    annoy, mortify, offend, hurt the feelings of

PPDB, the paraphrase database

List of paraphrases:

injury, sore, gash, injure, hurt, injured, wounding, plague, wounded


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