wounded Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “wounded” in the English Dictionary

"wounded" in British English

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uk   us   /ˈwuːn.dɪd/

wounded adjective (UPSET)

offended or ​upset by what someone has said or done: a wounded ​expression wounded ​pride

wounded adjective (INJURED)

injured, ​especially with a ​cut or ​hole in the ​skin: a wounded ​soldier

woundednoun [plural]

uk   us   /ˈwuːn.dɪd/
the wounded people who are ​injured: Ambulances took the wounded to ​nearbyhospitals.
(Definition of wounded from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “wounded”
in Chinese (Simplified) 麻烦, 受伤害的…
in Chinese (Traditional) 麻煩, 受傷害的…
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