Origin of wounded
OTHER WORDS FROM woundedself-wounded, adjectiveun·wound·ed, adjective
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How to use wounded in a sentence
Another health official told The New York Times that at least 40 were dead and 120 wounded.Sheer Chaos: At Least 12 U.S. Troops Killed as Blasts Rock Kabul Airport|Jamie Ross, Justin Rohrlich, Sami Yousafzai, Noor Ibrahim|August 26, 2021|The Daily Beast
The family is helmed by a wounded healer, Samuel, a prizefighter turned pastor who rules his home with an iron fist.The spellbinding ‘Revival Season’ makes Monica West an author to watch|Naomi Jackson|May 28, 2021|Washington Post
Styled as if Vivienne Westwood stormed The Roxy, only Stone could pull off the antihero’s transformation from Estella’s wounded hunger into Cruella’s mad-eyed menace.Counterpoint: Disney’s Girlboss ‘Cruella’ Actually Rules|Kevin Fallon|May 28, 2021|The Daily Beast
It’s a little bit different when we’re all looking up saying, “Okay, we’re down over half a million jobs, the city still feels wounded.”The Future of New York City Is in Question. Could Andrew Yang Be the Answer? (Ep. 462)|Stephen J. Dubner|May 13, 2021|Freakonomics
Police said Wanda and Ebony Wright were found inside the apartment and a wounded woman was in a parking lot outside when authorities arrived.D.C. police search for man charged with fatally shooting woman and her daughter|Peter Hermann|April 16, 2021|Washington Post
One police officer was coolly dispatched as he lay wounded on the sidewalk.
The father of the wounded Officer Andrew Dossi sums it up perfectly.
Father José Julián was shot and wounded driving in a car through the sierra of Ajuchitán.
The rage that Marvin has embodied, a man on the edge of eruption, is always a badly wounded man.The Story Behind Lee Marvin’s Liberty Valance Smile|Robert Ward|January 3, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Gunfire was exchanged and Sam, who was unarmed, was wounded.His First Day Out Of Jail After 40 Years: Adjusting To Life Outside|Justin Rohrlich|January 3, 2015|DAILY BEAST
As the window dropped, Ripperda saw the wounded postilion fall on the neck of his horse.The Pastor's Fire-side Vol. 3 of 4|Jane Porter
He was a distinguished warrior under Francis I, mortally wounded at the battle of Marignan.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology|Joel Munsell
By the force that the governor exerted in the thrust, he felt that he himself was wounded in the hand.
The sepoys refused to obey, and the sowars, drawing their pistols, shot dead or severely wounded six British officers.The Red Year|Louis Tracy
Many of them were wounded and the worst of these were put into a picket boat which had just that moment come along.Gallipoli Diary, Volume I|Ian Hamilton
British Dictionary definitions for wounded
- suffering from wounds; injured, esp in a battle or fight
- (as collective noun; preceded by the)the wounded