contused[ kuh n-tooz, -tyooz ]SEE DEFINITION OF contused
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR CONTUSED
The bullet had divided the optic nerve and contused the ball.
Jason looked at the contused skull, and decided not to touch it.
And now he forgot the pain of his contused ankle, as, full of interest he stood within this wonderful tomb.
Sword-cuts are incised wounds; gun-shot wounds, lacerated and contused ones.
He paused, staring from the yellow faces of the pugilists to the battered and contused features of his own seamen.
At first we should administer a light physic and follow this up with sedatives and anodynes, as directed for contused wounds.
There was a contused wound just below the right temple, which covered, with its livid stain, a portion of the cheek.
Lacerated wounds combine the characters of incised and contused wounds.
The guard had his arm broken, and the driver was seriously cut and contused.
Lacerated and contused wounds are made by a tearing or bruising instrument, for example, catching the finger on a nail.
RELATED WORDS AND SYNONYMS FOR CONTUSED
- all torn up
- busted up
- in pain
- put away