disabled hors de combat out of action
injured injured adj. 1. having received an injury;-- usually used of physical or mental injury to persons. Opposite of {uninjured}. [Narrower terms: {abraded, scraped, skinned ; {battle-scarred, scarred}; {bit, bitten, stung ; {black-and-blue, livid ; {bruised, contused, contusioned ; {bruised, hurt, wounded ; {burned}; {cut, gashed, slashed, split ; {disabled, hors de combat, out of action ; {disjointed, dislocated, separated ; {hurt, wounded ; {lacerated, mangled, torn}; {maimed, mutilated ] Also See: {broken}, {damaged}, {damaged}, {impaired}, {unsound}, {wronged}. [WordNet 1.5 +PJC]

2. subjected to an injustice.

Syn: aggrieved. [WordNet 1.5]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Hors de combat — Hors de com bat [F.] Out of the combat; disabled from fighting; out of action. [1913 Webster +PJC] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • hors de combat — [ō̂r də kōn bȧ′] [Fr, out of combat] put out of action; disabled …   English World dictionary

  • hors de combat —    (ohr deu kom BAH) [French] Out of the fight; out of action; disabled.    With Alec Stewart absent and Nadeem Shahid hors de combat, Surrey approached their target. The Guardian, May 1, 1999 …   Dictionary of foreign words and phrases

  • hors de combat — adj. (French) injured badly that is unable to continue, out of action because of injury, not able to take any further part in the fight; disabled …   English contemporary dictionary

  • hors de combat — adjective out of action; disabled; no longer able to fight …   Wiktionary

  • disabled — adj. 1. injured so as to be unable to function; as, disabled veterans. Syn: hors de combat, out of action. [WordNet 1.5 +PJC] 2. unable to function at normal capacity. Syn: handicapped, incapacitated. [WordNet 1.5 +PJC] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • horsde combat — hors de com·bat (ôr də kôɴ bäʹ) adv. & adj. Out of action; disabled.   [French : hors, out + de, of + combat, combat.] * * * …   Universalium

  • abraded scraped skinned — injured injured adj. 1. having received an injury; usually used of physical or mental injury to persons. Opposite of {uninjured}. [Narrower terms: {abraded, scraped, skinned ; {battle scarred, scarred}; {bit, bitten, stung ; {black and blue,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • battle-scarred scarred — injured injured adj. 1. having received an injury; usually used of physical or mental injury to persons. Opposite of {uninjured}. [Narrower terms: {abraded, scraped, skinned ; {battle scarred, scarred}; {bit, bitten, stung ; {black and blue,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • bit bitten stung — injured injured adj. 1. having received an injury; usually used of physical or mental injury to persons. Opposite of {uninjured}. [Narrower terms: {abraded, scraped, skinned ; {battle scarred, scarred}; {bit, bitten, stung ; {black and blue,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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