Definition of hurt forUS, informal
- Those children are hurting for attention.
- The company is hurting for money right now.
- I hurt for those poor people.
: to inflict with physical pain : wound
: to do substantial or material harm to : damage
: to cause emotional pain or anguish to : offend
: a cause of injury or damage : blow
: a bodily injury or wound
: mental or emotional distress or anguish : suffering
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