wounded

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wounded

  1. simple past tense and past participle of wound

Adjective[edit]

wounded

  1. Suffering from a wound, especially one acquired in battle.
    • 1883: Robert Louis Stevenson, Treasure Island
      ...he was deadly pale, and the blood-stained bandage round his head told that he had recently been wounded, and still more recently dressed.
  2. (figuratively) Suffering from an emotional injury.
    My wounded pride never recovered from her rejection.

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Noun[edit]

wounded (plural only)

  1. (usually, with "the") People who are maimed or have wounds.
    The wounded lay on stretchers waiting for surgery.

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