- an injury to the body in which the skin or other tissue is broken, cut, pierced, torn, etc.
- an injury to a plant caused by cutting, scraping, or other external force
- any hurt or injury to the feelings, honor, etc.
Origin of woundMiddle English wunde from Old English wund, akin to German wunde from Indo-European an unverified form wen-, variant, variety of base an unverified form w?-, to hit, wound from source wen
Origin of woundME wundien < OE wundian < the n.