Synonyms of wound in English:

wound


See definition of wound

noun

1‘he had a large wound in his chest’

SYNONYMS

injury, lesion, cut, gash, laceration, tear, rent, puncture, slash

sore, graze, scratch, scrape, abrasion

bruise, contusion

trauma, traumatism

2‘the wounds inflicted by the media will take a long time to heal’

SYNONYMS

insult, blow, slight, offence, affront

hurt, harm, damage, injury, pain, pang, ache, distress, grief, trauma, anguish, torment, torture


verb

1‘he was critically wounded in the battle and nearly died’

SYNONYMS

injure, hurt, damage, harm, maim, mutilate, disable, incapacitate, scar

lacerate, cut, cut to ribbons, graze, scratch, gash, tear, tear apart, hack, rip, puncture, pierce, stab, slash

informal zap, plug, blast

ANTONYMS

heal

2‘she could see that her words had wounded him’

SYNONYMS

hurt, hurt the feelings of, scar, damage, harm, injure, insult, slight, offend, give offence to, affront, distress, disturb, upset, make miserable, trouble, discomfort

grieve, sadden, mortify, anguish, pain, sting, cut to the quick, shock, traumatize, cause suffering to, torment, torture, crucify, tear to pieces, gnaw at

ANTONYMS

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