Wound meaning

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To wound is defined as to injure or harm someone either physically or emotionally.

When you stab someone, this is an example of how you wound someone.

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When a wound is healing, the new skin is very thin, so the nerves are even more sensitive. As they are healing, their signals may be affected and the brain gets a signal it may interpret as an itch.
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Inflammation - The body begins cleaning the wound. Debris is taken away from the site to prevent infection.
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The definition of a wound is an injury of some type, either physical or mental.
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Proliferative - The body begins to make new blood vessels and new skin is made.
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Maturation and re-modification - Other damaged cells are repaired, including nerve cells.
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There are histamines in scabs that irritate the skin around the wound.
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As the wound heals, the scab pulls on the new skin, and that causes the area around the scab to itch.
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When the wound occurred, the skin, nerves, and oil glands were affected, and without oil, the skin would become dry.

An example of a wound is a cut in your hand.

An example of a wound is when your pride is hurt because someone says something mean to you.

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An injury to the feelings.
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To inflict wounds or a wound on.
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To inflict wounds or a wound.

Harsh criticism that wounds.

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An injury to the body in which the skin or other tissue is broken, cut, pierced, torn, etc.
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An injury to a plant caused by cutting, scraping, or other external force.
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Any hurt or injury to the feelings, honor, etc.
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To inflict a wound or wounds (on or upon); hurt; injure.
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An injury to an organism, especially one in which the skin or another external surface is torn, pierced, cut, or otherwise broken.
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An injury to the feelings.
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To inflict wounds or a wound on.
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An injury, such as a cut, stab, or tear, to a (usually external) part of the body.
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(figuratively) A hurt to a person's feelings, reputation, etc.

It took a long time to get over the wound of that insult.

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(criminal law) An injury to a person by which the skin is divided or its continuity broken.
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To hurt or injure (someone) by cutting, piercing, or tearing the skin.

The police officer wounded the suspect during the fight that ensued.

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To hurt (a person's feelings).

The actor's pride was wounded when the leading role went to his rival.

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Hemostasis - After the blood vessels narrow, slowing blood loss, platelets stick together and make a platelet plug at the site of the wound. Then coagulation occurs as fibrin makes a kind of mesh trap and platelets and red blood cells get caught and form a clot.
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An injury to an organism, especially one in which the skin or another external surface is torn, pierced, cut, or otherwise broken.
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Simple past tense and past participle of wind.
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the wounded
  • Persons wounded, esp. in warfare.
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Idioms and Phrasal Verbs

the wounded

Origin of wound

  • Middle English from Old English wund wen-2 in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Noun from Old English wund, from Proto-Germanic *wundō. Verb from Old English wundian, from Proto-Germanic *wundōnÄ…. Indo-European cognates include Albanian unë (“piece of a broken pot, splinter").

    From Wiktionary

  • See wind (Etymology 2)

    From Wiktionary