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hurt

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of hurt

  1. 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 Synonyms of hurt affliction, agony, anguish, excruciation, distress, misery, pain, rack, strait(s), torment, torture, travail, tribulation, woeWords Related to hurt discomfort; cross, crucible, trial; heartache, heartbreak, joylessness, sadness, sorrow, unhappiness; emergency, pinch; asperity, difficulty, hardship, rigor; ache, pang, smarting, soreness, stitch, throe, twinge; danger, jeopardy, troubleNear Antonyms of hurt comfort, consolation, solace; alleviation, assuagement, ease, relief; peace, security; well-being

  2. 2 something that causes loss or pain a totally baseless accusation that caused lasting hurt to his reputation Synonyms of hurt affliction, damage, detriment, harm, injuryWords Related to hurt disservice, injustice, outrage, wrong; affront, dart, indignity, insult, offense (or offence); beating, crippling, mayhem, mutilation; defacement, disability, disablement, disfigurement, impairment; lesion; rupture, strain; abrasion, chafe, scrape, scratch; boo-boo, bruise, contusion, swelling, wound; bump, concussion; cut, gash, laceration; burn, scald, scar, scathe, searNear Antonyms of hurt healing, recovery; cure, fix, remedy


hurt

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of hurt

  1. 1 to feel or cause physical pain my head hurts a bad sprain that really hurts I hurt all over Synonyms of hurt ache, pain, smart Words Related to hurt bite, bleed, burn, chafe, cramp, fester, itch, nag, pinch, pound, rack, sting, swell, throb, tingle, twinge; agonize, anguish, suffer; afflict, harrow, torment, torture

  2. 2 to reduce the soundness, effectiveness, or perfection of don't worry that you'll hurt the new lawn by walking across it Synonyms of hurt blemish, bloody, break, compromise, crab, cripple, cross (up), deface, disfigure, endamage, flaw, harm, damage, impair, injure, mar, spoil, vitiateWords Related to hurt deteriorate, enervate, enfeeble, undermine, weaken; erode, scour, wash out, wear (away); blight, tarnish; dent, ding, dint; botch, gum (up), queer; lacerate, wound; disable, hamstring, lame, maim, mangle, mutilate, torment, torture; annihilate, bang up, bash, batter, clobber, crush, dash, decimate, demolish, desolate, destroy, devastate, do in, pulverize, raze, ruin, scourge, shatter, smash, tear down, total, waste, wipe out, wreckNear Antonyms of hurt cure, heal, help, rectify, rehabilitate, remedy; edit, remodel, revise; ameliorate, better, enhance, enrich, improve, meliorate, perfect, refineAntonyms of hurt doctor, fix, mend, patch, rebuild, recondition, reconstruct, renovate, repair, revamp

  3. 3 to cause bodily damage to the common belief that reading in poor light hurts your eyes Synonyms of hurt damage, harm, injure, woundWords Related to hurt batter, bloody, blow out, bruise, contuse, cut, gash, gore, lacerate, scald, scar, scathe, strain, tear; crease, graze, nick; cripple, hamstring, lame, maim, mangle, mutilate; abuse, aggrieve, afflict, maltreat, torment, torture; lay up; blemish, impair, mar, scrape, spoilNear Antonyms of hurt cure, fix, heal, mend, remedy

  4. 4 to feel deep sadness or mental pain I know you must be hurting from the cruel words they said Synonyms of hurt agonize, anguish, bleed, grieve, mourn, sorrow, sufferWords Related to hurt ache, long (for), pine (away), sigh, smart; rack, torment, torture; bemoan, bewail, deplore, lament, rue; bawl, blubber, cry, groan, howl, keen, moan, sob, take on, wail, weep, yammer, yowl; languish; regretNear Antonyms of hurt beam, cheer, crow, delight, exult, glory, joy, laugh, ravish, rejoice, triumph; assure, cheer, comfort, commiserate, console, reassure, solace, soothe, sympathize



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