wounded

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  • IPA(key): /ˈwuːndɪd/
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  • Hyphenation: wound‧ed

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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 from a weapon, such as a gun or a knife.
    A wounded soldier.
    The wounded lay on stretchers waiting for surgery.
    Every single hospital was taking in wounded from the front.
  2. (figuratively) Suffering from an emotional injury.
    My wounded pride never recovered from her rejection.
  3. (physics) Of a particle: having undergone an inelastic collision.
    a wounded nucleon

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