bruised

adjective
\ ˈbrüzd How to pronounce bruised (audio) \

Definition of bruised

: having a bruise or many bruises a badly bruised fighter a bruised apple : damaged or wounded by or as if by being struck a bruised ego

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Health authorities say that another speedy bull run in Pamplona has left three bruised runners and one person unconscious in the Spanish city. Washington Post, "4 injured in a new fast race with bulls in Pamplona festival," 10 July 2019 And two seats to the trio’s right was P.J. Tucker, the glue guy tasked with patching up bruised relationships in Houston. Mike Singer, The Denver Post, "Clippers’ seismic Kawhi Leonard move shakes NBA, but Nuggets believe in their foundation," 6 July 2019 The home run by Mancini was his 17th of the year and should alleviate any concern about the condition of the bruised elbow that kept him out of games Thursday and Friday. Peter Schmuck, baltimoresun.com, "Orioles end seven-game West Coast trip with one victory after 13-3 loss to Mariners," 23 June 2019 Mike Moustakas was back in the lineup after missing only one start with a bruised left hand, the result of an HBP on Tuesday in San Diego. Tom Haudricourt, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Reds 7, Brewers 1: Another tough outing for starter Jimmy Nelson as Brewers' skid continues," 20 June 2019 Extra innings: Addison Russell hasn’t started since Tuesday because of a bruised right hand, caused by a slide. Teddy Greenstein, chicagotribune.com, "Cubs reliever Pedro Strop is fine with losing save chances and eager to learn from Craig Kimbrel," 8 June 2019 The Indians issued an apology to Pillar — who was left with a bruised chest bone — on Belle’s behalf and the American League suspended him for six games. Megan Mccluskey, Time, "A Look Back at 5 Memorable Player-Fan Altercations in Major League Sports," 7 June 2019 This puzzle can make your brain feel like the bruised and battered bulldogs so wonderfully rendered in Dan Page’s illustration. Quanta Magazine, "Solution: ‘The Bulldogs That Bulldogs Fight’," 16 May 2019 Both women, Melania Geymonat and her girlfriend, Chris, were left bruised and covered in blood, a photo Geymonat posted on her Facebook page shows. Minyvonne Burke, NBC News, "Four teenagers arrested in attack against lesbian couple on a London bus," 7 June 2019

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First Known Use of bruised

14th century, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of bruised was in the 14th century

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