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hurt

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1 a state of great suffering of body or mind

  • in her hurt she said a lot of things to her boyfriend that she didn't really mean
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2 something that causes loss or pain

  • a totally baseless accusation that caused lasting hurt to his reputation
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hurt

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1 to feel or cause physical pain

  • my head hurts
  • a bad sprain that really hurts
  • I hurt all over
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3 to cause bodily damage to

  • the common belief that reading in poor light hurts your eyes
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4 to feel deep sadness or mental pain

  • I know you must be hurting from the cruel words they said
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eat one's heart out, tear one's hair

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Synonym Discussion of hurt

injure, harm, hurt, damage, impair, mar mean to affect injuriously. injure implies the inflicting of anything detrimental to one's looks, comfort, health, or success.
    • badly injured in an accident
harm often stresses the inflicting of pain, suffering, or loss.
    • careful not to harm the animals
hurt implies inflicting a wound to the body or to the feelings.
    • hurt by their callous remarks
damage suggests injury that lowers value or impairs usefulness.
    • a table damaged in shipping
impair suggests a making less complete or efficient by deterioration or diminution.
    • years of smoking had impaired his health
mar applies to injury that spoils perfection (as of a surface) or causes disfigurement.
    • the text is marred by many typos


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