[syn: stabbing, wounding]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Wound \Wound\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Wounded; p. pr. & vb. n.
Wounding.] [AS. wundian. [root]140. See Wound, n.]
1. To hurt by violence; to produce a breach, or separation of
parts, in, as by a cut, stab, blow, or the like.
The archers hit him; and he was sore wounded of the
archers. --1 Sam. xxxi.
2. To hurt the feelings of; to pain by disrespect,
ingratitude, or the like; to cause injury to.
When ye sin so against the brethren, and wound their
weak conscience, ye sin against Christ. --1 Cor.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
adj 1: causing physical or especially psychological injury; "a
stabbing remark"; "wounding and false charges of
disloyalty" [syn: stabbing, wounding]
n 1: the act of inflicting a wound [syn: wound, wounding]