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Definition of wounded adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



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  1. 1injured by a weapon, for example in a war wounded soldiers seriously wounded There were 79 killed and 230 wounded.
  2. 2feeling emotional pain because of something unpleasant that someone has said or done wounded pride
  3. 3the wounded noun [plural] people who are wounded, for example in a war
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