wounded

[ woon-did ]
/ ˈwun dɪd /

adjective

suffering injury or bodily harm, as a laceration or bullet wound: to bandage a wounded hand.
marred; damaged; impaired: a wounded reputation.

noun

Usually the wounded . wounded persons collectively: to treat the wounded.

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Origin of wounded

First recorded before 1000; Middle English; Old English gewundode; see wound1, -ed2

OTHER WORDS FROM wounded

self-wounded, adjectiveun·wound·ed, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for wounded

wounded
/ (ˈwuːndɪd) /

adjective

  1. suffering from wounds; injured, esp in a battle or fight
  2. (as collective noun; preceded by the)the wounded
(of feelings) damaged or hurt
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