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wounded

[woon-did] /ˈwun dɪd/
adjective
1.
suffering injury or bodily harm, as a laceration or bullet wound:
to bandage a wounded hand.
2.
marred; impaired; damaged:
a wounded reputation.
noun
3.
wounded persons collectively (often preceded by the):
to treat the wounded.
Origin
1000
before 1000; Middle English; Old English gewundode. See wound1, -ed2
Related forms
self-wounded, adjective
unwounded, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for the wounded

wounded

/ˈwuːndɪd/
adjective
1.
  1. suffering from wounds; injured, esp in a battle or fight
  2. (as collective noun; preceded by the) the wounded
2.
(of feelings) damaged or hurt
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wounded

Related Terms

walking wounded


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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