hurt
I. verb (hurt; hurting) Etymology: Middle English, probably from Anglo-French hurter to strike, prick, collide with, probably of Germanic origin; akin to Old Norse hrūtr male sheep Date: 13th century transitive verb 1. a. to inflict with physical pain ; wound b. to do substantial or material harm to ; damage <
the dry summer has hurt the land
>
2. a. to cause emotional pain or anguish to ; offend b. to be detrimental to ; hamper <
charges of graft hurt my chances of being elected
>
intransitive verb 1. a. to suffer pain or grief b. to be in need — usually used with for <
hurting for money
>
2. to cause damage or distress <
hit where it hurts
>
Synonyms: see injurehurt adjectivehurter noun II. noun Date: 13th century 1. a cause of injury or damage ; blow 2. a. a bodily injury or wound b. mental distress or anguish ; suffering 3. wrong, harm

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  • hurt — [hʉrt] vt. hurt, hurting [ME hurten, to knock, hurt < OFr hurter, to push, thrust, hit, prob. < Frank * hurt, a thrust, blow (as by a ram); akin to ON hrūtr, a ram] 1. to cause physical pain or injury to; wound 2. to harm or damage in some… …   English World dictionary

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