be hurting

Definition of be hurting

  1. :  to be very upset and unhappy My sister has really been hurting since her boyfriend left her.

Word by Word Definitions

hurtplay hurting
  1. :  to inflict with physical pain :  wound

    :  to do substantial or material harm to :  damage

    :  to cause emotional pain or anguish to :  offend

  1. :  a cause of injury or damage :  blow

    :  a bodily injury or wound

    :  mental or emotional distress or anguish :  suffering

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