Synonyms of hurt in English:

hurt


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See UK English definition of hurt

See Spanish definition of perjudicar

verb

1‘my back hurts’

SYNONYMS
be painful, be sore, be tender, cause pain, cause discomfort, ache, smart, sting, burn, tingle, throb
informal be killing, be playing up
ANTONYMS

be healed

2‘Dad had hurt his leg’

SYNONYMS
injure, wound, damage, disable, incapacitate, impair, maim, mutilate, cause injury to, cause pain to
bruise, cut, gash, graze, scrape, scratch, lacerate
abuse, torture, maltreat, ill-treat, molest
ANTONYMS

heal

3‘his cruel words hurt her deeply’

SYNONYMS
distress, pain, wound, offend, sting, upset, sadden, devastate, mortify, grieve, aggrieve, be hurtful to, hurt someone's feelings, cause sorrow, cause suffering, cause anguish, make unhappy, give offence to, cut to the quick
ANTONYMS

please, comfort

4‘high interest rates are hurting the local economy’

SYNONYMS
harm, damage, do harm to, be detrimental to, weaken, spoil, mar, blemish, blight, impair, impede, jeopardize, undermine, ruin, wreck, sabotage, cripple
informal foul up
ANTONYMS

benefit, improve


noun

1‘rolling properly into a fall minimizes hurt’

SYNONYMS
harm, injury, wounding, pain, suffering, discomfort, soreness, aching, smarting, stinging, throbbing, pangs
bruise, graze, scrape, cut, gash, scratch, laceration

2‘she loved him, in spite of all the hurt he had caused her’

SYNONYMS
distress, pain, suffering, grief, misery, anguish, torment, trauma, woe, upset, sadness, sorrow, wretchedness
harm, damage, injury, trouble, misfortune, affliction, wrong, detriment, disadvantage
British disbenefit
informal mischief
ANTONYMS

joy


adjective

1‘the doctor looked at my hurt hand’

SYNONYMS
injured, wounded, bruised, grazed, scratched, cut, gashed, lacerated, sore, painful, aching, burning, smarting, throbbing
ANTONYMS

healed

2‘Anne's hurt expression spoke volumes’

SYNONYMS
pained, distressed, aggrieved, displeased, disgruntled, anguished, resentful, offended, piqued, upset, sad, saddened, sorrowful, grief-stricken
informal miffed, peeved, narked, browned off, hacked off
British informal cheesed off
North American informal sore
vulgar slang pissed off
ANTONYMS

pleased