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hurting

adjective

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(Entry 1 of 2)

causing or feeling bodily pain
  • a badly hurting finger kept her from writing neatly

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hurting

verb
present participle of hurt

Synonyms & Antonyms of hurting (Entry 2 of 2)

1 to feel or cause physical pain
  • my head hurts
  • a bad sprain that really hurts
  • I hurt all over

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“Hurting.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/hurting. Accessed 25 Sep. 2021.

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