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hurts

verb
present tense third-person singular of hurt

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(Entry 1 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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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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hurts

noun
plural of 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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“Hurts.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/hurts. Accessed 20 Jun. 2021.

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