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verb [transitive] British English pronunciation: wound /wuːnd/ 
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present tense
I/you/we/theywound
he/she/itwounds
present participlewounding
past tensewounded
past participlewounded
  1. 1
    if someone is wounded, they are injured by something that damages their skin or flesh, especially severely

    Two soldiers died and three others were wounded in the attack.

    fatally/mortally wounded (=wounded so badly that you die):

    The pistol went off and Martin was fatally wounded.

    seriously/severely wounded:

    George himself was severely wounded in the leg.

  2. 2
    to hurt someone's feelings by doing or saying something unpleasant

    Her remark had deeply wounded him.

    A string of rejections had really wounded his pride.

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