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See definition of wounding on Dictionary.com
  • as inbarbed
  • as incutting
  • as ingrievous
  • as inhurtful
  • as intart

synonyms for wounding

  • biting
  • pointed
  • stinging
  • piercing
  • spiked
  • hurtful
  • sharp

antonyms for wounding

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  • mild
  • nice
  • complimentary
  • flattering
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How to use wounding in a sentence

He went careering forward to his point, overturning and wounding; but as he speeded on, he left a train of enemies behind.
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
At last some ingenious Tory thought of a device by which it might be possible to strike the enemy without wounding friends.
THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND FROM THE ACCESSION OF JAMES II.THOMAS BABINGTON MACAULAY
And at the memory of his voice she felt a little pricking, wounding pain under her eyelids, the birth-pang of unwilling tears.
THE CREATORSMAY SINCLAIR
Now, in point of fact, it is certain that on no part of his person was there the least mark of this beating and wounding.
SELECT SPEECHES OF DANIEL WEBSTERDANIEL WEBSTER
Sometimes, without intending to hurt Napoleon's feelings, heedless Betsy must often have come near wounding him.
NAPOLEON'S YOUNG NEIGHBORHELEN LEAH REED
The afternoon before a shell had dropped there, killing one American and wounding four others.
THE GLORY OF THE COMINGIRVIN S. COBB
Many of our shot tore along her decks, killing and wounding a considerable number of her crew.
HURRICANE HURRYW.H.G. KINGSTON
Rushing to the breach, she fought with the desperate bravery of a lioness deprived of her cubs, slaying and wounding on all sides.
FEMALE WARRIORS, VOL. I (OF 2)ELLEN C. CLAYTON
That word ought to be kept for manly games and exercises, and not used for the wounding and killing of animals.
EDUCATION AS SERVICEJ. KRISHNAMURTI
Davila places the wounding of Guise on the 24th of February, his death three days later, etc.
HISTORY OF THE RISE OF THE HUGUENOTSHENRY BAIRD
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO WOUNDING

  • biting
  • hurtful
  • piercing
  • pointed
  • sharp
  • spiked
  • stinging
  • wounding
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.