wounding

[ woond; Older Use and Literary wound ]SEE DEFINITION OF wounding

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It was Kua-ko, and after wounding me with his spear he was about to finish me with his knife.

He had once been too scrupulous in not wounding vanity; he was now too indifferent to it.

Only once did a sorcerer succeed in wounding Notscha in the left arm.

Oh, how I regret the brutal, wounding things I said to you, Wilhelmine!

If, however, the wounding is accidental, he shall simply pay for the harm done.

You cannot believe for a moment that I had the slightest idea of wounding your feelings.

Blue and grey, a thousand or two men suffered death or wounding.

But she could not shut out the sound of the merry voices, or that wounding laughter.

Again and again she had braved personal insult and wounding injustice as an atheist.

Yet, might not this be a mere stratagem, to draw me into a discussion by wounding my self-love?

WORD ORIGIN

Old English wund "hurt, injury," from Proto-Germanic *wundaz (cf. Old Saxon wunda, Old Norse und, Old Frisian wunde, Old High German wunta, German wunde "wound"), perhaps from PIE root *wen- "to beat, wound."

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