Synonyms of wound in English:

wound


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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
Medicine 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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