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1. wound

noun. ['ˈwaʊnd, ˈwuːnd'] an injury to living tissue (especially an injury involving a cut or break in the skin).

Synonyms

  • abrasion
  • scrape
  • bite
  • excoriation
  • cut
  • scratch
  • slice
  • stigmata
  • laceration
  • harm
  • trauma
  • gash
  • raw wound
  • injury
  • slash
  • hurt

Antonyms

  • refrain
  • fall back
  • bottom out
  • stay in place

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Words that Rhyme with Wound

  • lampooned
  • impugned
  • festooned
  • gamunde
  • ballooned
  • swooned
  • pruned
  • marooned
  • freund
  • attuned
  • tuned

Example sentences of the word wound


1. Preposition or subordinating conjunction
A perpetual movement watch will usually stay wound for 48 hours when not being worn.

2. Noun, singular or mass
This hole or wound, once established, help the fungus spread throughout the bark tissue.

3. Verb, past participle
DNA is tightly wound in the chromosomes at that point, and transcription halts as a result.

4. Adjective
This happens fairly quickly, and mechanical watches must be wound daily.

Quotes containing the word wound


1. The wound is the place where the Light enters you.
- Rumi

2. I think we ought to read only the kind of books that wound and stab us.
- Franz Kafka

3. you can take this mouththis wound you wantbut you can't kissand make itbetter.
- Daphne Gottlieb, Why Things Burn

2. wound

verb. ['ˈwaʊnd, ˈwuːnd'] cause injuries or bodily harm to.

Synonyms

  • graze
  • stab
  • run down
  • excruciate
  • sprain
  • calk
  • wrick
  • overstretch
  • shock
  • disable
  • rick
  • knife
  • incapacitate
  • torture
  • traumatise
  • harm
  • run over
  • skin
  • handicap
  • invalid
  • concuss
  • scrape
  • trample
  • pull
  • traumatize
  • hit
  • pip
  • bruise
  • injure
  • twist
  • wrench
  • shoot
  • turn
  • contuse
  • maim
  • break
  • subluxate
  • fracture
  • hurt

Antonyms

  • miss
  • defend
  • fail
  • leave

3. wound

noun. ['ˈwaʊnd, ˈwuːnd'] a casualty to military personnel resulting from combat.

Synonyms

  • loss
  • personnel casualty
  • injury
  • blighty wound
  • combat injury

Antonyms

  • valid
  • legitimate
  • unexpired
  • ride

4. wound

noun. ['ˈwaʊnd, ˈwuːnd'] the act of inflicting a wound.

Synonyms

  • harm
  • wounding
  • scathe
  • hurt

Antonyms

  • enable
  • good health
  • fitness
  • advantage

5. wound

adjective. ['ˈwaʊnd, ˈwuːnd'] put in a coil.

Antonyms

  • starve

6. wound

noun. ['ˈwaʊnd, ˈwuːnd'] a figurative injury (to your feelings or pride).

Synonyms

  • suffering
  • hurt

Antonyms

  • push
  • repel
  • abduct

7. wound

verb. ['ˈwaʊnd, ˈwuːnd'] hurt the feelings of.

Synonyms

  • kindle
  • chagrin
  • humble
  • provoke
  • affront
  • spite
  • sting
  • elicit
  • enkindle
  • arouse
  • evoke
  • abase
  • lacerate
  • insult
  • bruise
  • injure
  • raise
  • diss
  • humiliate
  • offend
  • mortify
  • hurt

Antonyms

  • disentangle
  • unsnarl
  • unweave
  • untwist
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