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bruised

adjective uk   /bruːzd/ us  
having bruises: a bruised shoulder/knee/elbow She was badly bruised but otherwise unhurt. emotionally hurt as a result of a bad experience: Divorce generally leaves both partners feeling bruised.
Translations of “bruised”
in Chinese (Traditional) 碰傷的,有瘀傷的, (感情上)受傷害的…
in Chinese (Simplified) 碰伤的,有瘀伤的, (感情上)受伤害的…
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