Origin of wounded
OTHER WORDS FROM woundedself-wounded, adjectiveun·wound·ed, adjective
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How to use wounded in a sentence
The wounded man, who fired back with a gun of his own, identified Brown and McLeoud as the assailants, authorities said.Ballistics work at D.C.’s crime lab criticized by forensic experts|Keith L. Alexander|March 26, 2021|Washington Post
The wounded teen was treated at a hospital and suffered an injury that is not believed to be life-threatening, a police spokesman said.
Prince George’s County police have arrested a 36-year-old District Heights man in a January shooting that left one man dead and two wounded.
In November, the area near the same 7-Eleven store was the scene of another shooting in which a wounded man collapsed in the parking lot.Five people shot outside 7-Eleven in Southwest Washington|Peter Hermann|March 5, 2021|Washington Post
He humanized the man, slowly revealing a wounded soul who struggles with his fears and whom audiences could hate, pity, and maybe even like, all at the same time.How a Foulmouthed Bigot Named Archie Bunker Charmed—and Changed—America|Daniel S. Levy|February 9, 2021|Time
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