hurt - definition and synonyms


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  1. 1
    injured, or feeling physical pain

    A child could get hurt, climbing that thing.

    hurt by/in something:

    Two young men were badly hurt in the accident.

    Several people were hurt by flying glass.

  2. 2
    feeling emotional pain, usually because of someone’s behaviour

    She left feeling angry and deeply hurt.

    hurt by:

    Andy was terribly hurt by his first marriage.