hurt definition

  • verb-transitive:
    • resulting in physical damage or discomfort to; injure.
    • resulting in psychological or emotional suffering to; stress.
    • To cause physical injury to; harm: The frost hurt the orange crop.
    • To be detrimental to; impede or damage: The scandal hurt the candidate's chances for triumph.
    • resulting in real pain to; to do physical injury to; to wound or bruise painfully.
    • To impar the value, effectiveness, beauty, or enjoyment of; to harm; to injure; to harm.
    • To wound the thoughts of; resulting in mental pain to; to upset in honor or self-respect; to annoy; to grieve.
  • verb-intransitive:
    • to own or create a feeling of real pain or disquiet: My knee hurts.
    • To cause stress or harm: Parental neglect hurts.
    • To have a detrimental result: "It never hurt having a pal at judge” ( Tom Clancy).
    • Informal To Have stress, specially of a financial sort; maintain need: "Even in a small business that's hurting often there is a man who is able to make a buck” ( New York).
  • noun:
    • a thing that hurts; a pain, damage, or wound.
    • Mental suffering; anguish: going through the hurt of reading the letter.
    • an incorrect; damage: What harm have you done for them?
    • a difficult or psychological harm (embarrassment or bad experience)
    • A wound or discomfort.
    • A roundel azure (blue circular spot).
    • A band on a trip-hammer helve, bearing the trunnions.
    • A husk. See husk, 2.
    • a personal injury, particularly the one that provides physical or emotional discomfort, as a wound, bruise, insult, etc.; generally speaking, harm; impairment; detriment; harm.
    • Synonyms damage, Mischief, etc. See injury.
    • The huckleberry, specifically Vaccinium Myrtillus.
    • In heraldry, a roundel azure, representing the huckleberry.
    • Contracted 3rd individual singular indicative present for hurteth.
    • mental suffering
    • feelings of emotional or actual pain
    • the act of damaging anything or somebody
    • a damage or loss
    • any real problems for the human body caused by violence or accident or fracture etc.
  • verb:
    • is painful.
    • To cause (a creature) actual discomfort and/or injury.
    • To cause (a person) emotional pain.
    • To undermine, impede, or harm.
    • cause emotional anguish or make miserable
    • give trouble or pain to
    • feel pain or be in discomfort
    • be the source of pain
    • feel physical pain
    • cause damage or affect negatively
    • hurt the emotions of
  • adjective:
    • Wounded, actually hurt.
    • Pained.
    • damaged inanimate items or their particular worth
    • experiencing physical damage especially that experienced in fight
  • others:
    • To hit, strike, or dash against, to be able to wound or pain; inflict suffering upon.
    • To give emotional discomfort to; injury or injure at heart or thoughts; grieve; distress.
    • In general, to complete damage or mischief to; influence injuriously; endamage.
    • resulting in damage, harm, or discomfort of any sort, mental or actual.
    • To rush with physical violence.

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