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Adjective: wounding  woon-ding
  1. Causing physical or especially psychological injury
    "wounding and false charges of disloyalty";
    - stabbing
Noun: wounding  woon-ding
  1. The act of inflicting a wound
    - wound
Verb: wound  woond
  1. Cause injuries or bodily harm to
    - injure
  2. Cause (somebody) emotional pain or offence
    - hurt, injure, bruise, offend, spite

Derived forms: woundings

See also: harmful

Type of: arouse, damage, elicit, enkindle [literary], evoke, fire, harm, hurt, kindle, provoke, raise, scathe [archaic]

Encyclopedia: Wounding

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