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1. contusion

noun. ['kənˈtuːʒən'] an injury that doesn't break the skin but results in some discoloration.

Synonyms

  • bruise
  • shiner
  • harm
  • trauma
  • petechia
  • ecchymosis
  • injury
  • black eye
  • hurt

Antonyms

  • be full
  • be well
  • uninjured
  • undamaged

Etymology

  • contusion (French)
  • contusionem (Latin)

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Rhymes with Contusion

  • transfusion
  • reperfusion
  • rediffusion
  • profusion
  • preclusion
  • extrusion
  • exclusion
  • disillusion
  • confusion
  • conclusion
  • seclusion
  • intrusion
  • infusion
  • inclusion
  • diffusion
  • occlusion
  • delusion
  • collusion
  • illusion
  • fusion
  • allusion

How do you pronounce contusion?

Pronounce contusion as kənˈtuʒən.

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Sentences with contusion


1. Noun, singular or mass
A knee contusion occurs when the skin of the knee and the underlying tissues suffer a direct blow.

2. contusion

noun. ['kənˈtuːʒən'] the action of bruising.

Synonyms

  • hitting
  • hit

Antonyms

  • good health
  • service
  • disrepute

Etymology

  • contusion (French)
  • contusionem (Latin)
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