- 1. adjective
...he was deadly pale, and the blood-stained bandage round his head told that he had recently been wounded, and still more recently dressed.
My wounded pride never recovered from her rejection.2. nounPeople who are maimed or have wounds.
The wounded lay on stretchers waiting for surgery.
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Wounded — may refer to:* The Wounded, a Dutch wave rock band * The Wounded ( TNG episode), a fourth season episode of Star Trek: The Next Generation * Wounded (Third Eye Blind song) , a song by the American rock band Third Eye Blindee also* Wound * Wounded … Wikipedia
wounded — n pl wounded persons … Medical dictionary
wounded — index aggrieved (harmed), marred Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 … Law dictionary
wounded — /woohn did/, adj. 1. suffering injury or bodily harm, as a laceration or bullet wound: to bandage a wounded hand. 2. marred; impaired; damaged: a wounded reputation. n. 3. wounded persons collectively (often prec. by the): to treat the wounded.… … Universalium
wounded — wound|ed [ˈwu:ndıd] adj 1.) injured by a weapon such as a gun or knife ▪ a wounded soldier 2.) very upset because of something that someone has said or done ▪ It was only wounded pride that stopped him from apologizing. 3.) the wounded people who … Dictionary of contemporary English
wounded — adjective 1 injured by a weapon such as a gun or knife: a wounded soldier | mortally wounded (=injured so badly that you will die) 2 very upset because of something that someone has said or done: wounded pride 3 the wounded people who have been… … Longman dictionary of contemporary English
wounded — I. noun plural Date: before 12th century wounded persons II. adjective Date: 14th century injured, hurt by, or suffering from a wound < a wounded leg > < wounded feelings > … New Collegiate Dictionary
wounded — wound|ed [ wundəd ] adjective * 1. ) injured, especially with a cut in your flesh: He could barely move his wounded arm. The wounded men were taken to hospital. 2. ) feeling emotional pain: She s suffering from no more than wounded pride … Usage of the words and phrases in modern English
wounded */ — UK [ˈwuːndɪd] / US [ˈwundəd] adjective 1) injured, especially with a cut in your flesh He could barely move his wounded arm. The wounded men were taken to hospital. 2) feeling emotional pain She s suffering from no more than wounded pride … English dictionary
wounded — [ˈwuːndɪd] adj 1) seriously injured wounded soldiers[/ex] his wounded arm[/ex] 2) feeling emotional pain wounded pride[/ex] … Dictionary for writing and speaking English