hurt for

Definition of hurt for

US, informal

  1. 1 :  to lack (something needed) Those children are hurting for attention. The company is hurting for money right now.

  2. 2 :  to have sympathy or pity for (someone) I hurt for those poor people.

Word by Word Definitions

  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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