(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)
n. damage, pain, ache, injury, wound, bruise, offense; loss, harm; distress, grief. —v. ache, pain, throb; injure, wound; damage, harm; offend, distress, grieve, bruise. See malevolence, deterioration, evil.
(Roget's IV) modif.
Syn. wounded, injured, damaged, harmed, marred, impaired, shot, warped, struck, contused, bruised, stricken, battered, buffeted, mauled, hit, stabbed, mutilated, lacerated, disfigured, blemished, pained, in pain, disturbed, suffering, distressed, tortured, agonized, in a serious state, unhappy, slightly wounded, grazed, scratched, severely wounded, sorely hurt, nicked*, winged*; see also wounded .
Ant. aided, helped, assisted.
1. [A wound]
Syn. blow, gash, ache; see injury 1 , pain 1 .
2. [Damage]
Syn. ill-treatment, harm, persecution; see damage 1 , disaster , misfortune 1 .
1. [To cause pain]
Syn. cramp, squeeze, cut, bruise, tear, pain, torment, try, afflict, kick, puncture, do violence, slap, abuse, administer punishment, flog, whip, whack, torture, gnaw, stab, pierce, maul, cut up, harm, damage, injure, wound, lacerate, harrow, convulse, prick, sting, do evil, chafe, bite, flail, give pain, grate, martyr, inflict pain, rasp, excruciate, burn, grind, rack, wring, nip, fret, crucify, martyrize, tweak, gripe, agonize, thrash, punch, prolong the agony, pinch, gall, spank, chastise, punish, pummel, lace, flail, buffet, drub, smite, trounce, scourge, flagellate, lambaste, baste, lash, cudgel, bastinado, belabor, birch, cane, switch, sandbag, cause pain, anguish, distress, displease, discommode, discompose, incommode, put out, give someone the works*, give no quarter*, barb the dart*, work over*, lay up*, wrack up*, wallop*, blackjack*, belt*, slug*; see also beat 2 .
Ant. comfort*, ease, soothe.
2. [To harm]
Syn. damage, maltreat, injure, spoil; see damage 1 , destroy 1 .
3. [To distress]
Syn. worry, outrage, trouble; see bother 2 , 3 , disturb 2 .
4. [To give a feeling of pain]
Syn. be sore, ache, throb, pain, be tender, be bruised, sting, bother, burn, irritate.
Syn.- hurt implies a wounding physically or emotionally or a causing of any kind of harm or damage [ the rumors hurt his business ] ; injure implies the marring of the appearance, health, soundness, etc. of a person or thing [injured pride ] ; harm more strongly suggests the pain or distress caused [ he wouldn't harm a fly ] ; damage stresses the loss, as in value, usefulness, etc., resulting from an injury [damaged goods ] ; to impair something is to cause it to deteriorate in quality or to lessen in value, strength, etc. [impaired hearing ] ; spoil implies such serious impairment of a thing as to destroy its value, usefulness, etc. [ rain spoiled the party, the canned food was spoiled]
(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus)
injury, harm, pain, wound, trauma, soreness, ache, pang, *boo-boo, sting, stitch, pinch, twinge, throb.
1. physically injure, harm, pain, torture, wound, damage, punish, abuse, sting, pinch, ache, throb, bite, sear, gnaw, stab, chafe, smart, pierce.
2. emotionally insult, wound, cut to the quick, grieve, anguish, sadden, depress, affront, offend, abuse, distress, upset, torment, crush, *rake over the coals.
injured, harmed, pained, wounded, traumatized, sore, aching, stinging, throbbing, bleeding, bruised, stricken, damaged, offended, crushed, devastated, distressed.
(Roget's Thesaurus II) I verb 1. To cause physical damage to: injure, wound. See HELP. 2. To have or cause a feeling of physical pain or discomfort: ache, pain, pang, twinge. See PAIN. 3. To cause suffering or painful sorrow to: aggrieve, distress, grieve, injure, pain, wound. See HAPPY. 4. To spoil the soundness or perfection of: blemish, damage, detract from, disserve, flaw, harm, impair, injure, mar, prejudice, tarnish, vitiate. See BETTER, HELP. II noun 1. A state of physical or mental suffering: affliction, agony, anguish, distress, misery, pain, torment, torture, woe, wound, wretchedness. See HAPPY. 2. The action or result of inflicting loss or pain: damage, detriment, harm, injury, mischief. See HELP.

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