Definition of wounded adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈwuːndɪd//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈwuːndɪd//
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  1. 1  injured 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 somebody has said or done wounded pride
  3. 3the wounded noun [plural] people who are wounded, for example in a war More Like This Plural adjectival nouns the blind, the deaf, the destitute, the dead, the dying, the elderly, the faithful, the homeless, the injured, the insane, the jobless, the middle aged, the old, the poor, the rich, the sick, the squeamish, the wealthy, the wicked, the wounded, the youngSee worksheet.
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