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Noun: hurting  hur-ting
  1. A symptom of some physical hurt or disorder
    - pain
Verb: hurt (hurt)  hurt
  1. Be a source of pain
    - ache, smart
  2. Give trouble or pain to
    "This exercise will hurt your back"
  3. Cause emotional anguish or make miserable
    "It hurts me to see my children not being taught well in school";
    - pain, anguish
  4. Cause damage or affect negatively
    "Our business was hurt by the new competition";
    - injure
  5. Cause (somebody) emotional pain or offence
    "She hurt me when she did not include me among her guests";
    - wound, injure, bruise, offend, spite
  6. Feel physical pain
    "Were you hurting after the accident?";
    - ache, suffer
  7. Feel ill, be uncomfortable or in pain
    - suffer

Derived forms: hurtings

Type of: arouse, be, cause to be perceived, comprehend, damage, discomfit, discompose, disconcert, elicit, enkindle [literary], evoke, fire, indispose, kindle, perceive, provoke, raise, symptom, untune, upset

Encyclopedia: Hurting

Hurt, Robert