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Another word for hurt

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Verb
  1. To cause physical damage to

    See also:

    help

  2. To have or cause a feeling of physical pain or discomfort

    See also:

    pain

  3. To cause suffering or painful sorrow to

    See also:

    happy

Noun
  1. A state of physical or mental suffering

    See also:

    happy

  2. The action or result of inflicting loss or pain

    See also:

    help

Another word for hurt

Synonym Study

  • Spoil implies such serious impairment of a thing as to destroy its value, usefulness, etc. rain spoiled the party, the canned food was spoiled
  • To impair something is to cause it to deteriorate in quality or to lessen in value, strength, etc. impaired hearing
  • Damage stresses the loss, as in value, usefulness, etc., resulting from an injury damaged goods
  • Harm more strongly suggests the pain or distress caused he wouldn't harm a fly
  • Injure implies the marring of the appearance, health, soundness, etc. of a person or thing injured pride
  • Hurt implies a wounding physically or emotionally or a causing of any kind of harm or damage the rumors hurt his business