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wounded

plural noun wound·ed \ ˈwün-dəd \
Updated on: 10 Apr 2018

Definition of wounded

: wounded persons

First Known Use of wounded

before 12th century


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wounded

adjective

Definition of wounded

: injured, hurt by, or suffering from a wound
  • a wounded leg
  • wounded feelings

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First Known Use of wounded

14th century



WOUNDED Defined for English Language Learners

wounded

Definition of wounded for English Language Learners

  • : injured by a weapon

  • : feeling emotional pain


Medical Dictionary

wounded

noun plural

medical Definition of wounded

: wounded persons


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