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English definition of “bruised”

bruised

adjective     /bruːzd/
having bruises: a bruised shoulder/knee/elbow She was badly bruised but otherwise unhurt.Skin complaints and blemishes emotionally hurt as a result of a bad experience: Divorce generally leaves both partners feeling rather bruised.Feeling sad and unhappy
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