What is another word for wounded?

Pronunciation: [wˈuːndɪd] (IPA)

Wounded is a word that refers to an injury or harm done to a person or animal. However, there are many other words that can be used as synonyms for wounded. These synonyms differ in their context and level of severity, and they include injured, hurt, damaged, bruised, harmed, cut, scarred, traumatized, crippled, and afflicted. Depending on the context, some of these synonyms may be more suitable than others, for example, injured may be used to refer to a minor injury while traumatized may be used to describe severe emotional harm. Regardless of the chosen word, it is important to use the appropriate synonym to accurately convey the intended meaning.

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What are the hypernyms for Wounded?

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What are the opposite words for wounded?

Wounded, meaning to be injured or hurt, is an emotionally charged word. Its antonyms, on the other hand, are words that have positive connotations associated with them. The opposite of wounded is 'unharmed,' meaning without injury or damage, implying safety and protection. 'Healed' is another antonym, suggesting that the wound has been treated and is no longer causing pain. 'Strong' refers to being powerful or sturdy, conveying a sense of resilience and endurance. 'Healthy' suggests that the person or thing is fit and well, implying an absence of injury or illness. These antonyms offer a more uplifting and optimistic outlook, avoiding the negativity that 'wounded' can sometimes bring.

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Usage examples for Wounded

Her generous heart had been sorely wounded and she could not easily thrust aside her dreadful sense of loss; neither could she understand why Constance had partly acknowledged that she took the butterfly pin, but had not offered to return it.
"Marjorie Dean High School Freshman"
Pauline Lester
We have been so happy here, since you came home wounded, and to be wounded is not a happy thing, as you well know; but it seemed to bring you and me happiness, nevertheless.
"The Eye of Dread"
Payne Erskine
I was only a child then-and I thought I loved you-or that I ought to-for any girl would-I was so romantic in those days-and you had been wounded-and it was like a romance-" "And then?"
"The Eye of Dread"
Payne Erskine

Famous quotes with Wounded

  • I will not eat oysters. I want my food dead. Not sick. Not wounded. Dead.
    Woody Allen
  • Love and pain become one in the same in the eyes of a wounded child.
    Pat Benatar
  • With the help of a friend I got father into a wagon, when the crowd had gone. I held his head in my lap during the ride home. I believed he was mortally wounded. He had been stabbed down through the kidneys, leaving an ugly wound.
    Buffalo Bill
  • On the fourth day of July following, a party of about two hundred Indians attacked Boonsborough, killed one man, and wounded two.
    Daniel Boone
  • I have been wounded like this since about half past eight this morning and I will tell you how it happened.
    Francesco Borromini

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