Wounded
Wound Wound, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Wounded}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Wounding}.] [AS. wundian. [root]140. See {Wound}, n.] [1913 Webster] 1. To hurt by violence; to produce a breach, or separation of parts, in, as by a cut, stab, blow, or the like. [1913 Webster]

The archers hit him; and he was sore wounded of the archers. --1 Sam. xxxi. 3. [1913 Webster]

2. To hurt the feelings of; to pain by disrespect, ingratitude, or the like; to cause injury to. [1913 Webster]

When ye sin so against the brethren, and wound their weak conscience, ye sin against Christ. --1 Cor. viii. 12. [1913 Webster]


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