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hurting


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Hurt  \Hurt\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Hurt};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Hurting}.]  [OE.  hurten,  hirten,  horten,  herten;  prob.  fr 
  OF  hurter,  heurter,  to  knock,  thrust,  strike,  F.  heurter; 
  cf  W.  hyrddu  to  push  drive,  assault,  hwrdd  a  stroke,  blow, 
  push  also  a  ram,  the  orig.  sense  of  the  verb  thus  perhaps 
  being  to  butt  as  a  ram;  cf  D.  horten  to  push  strike,  MHG. 
  hurten,  both  prob.  fr  Old  French.] 
  1.  To  cause  physical  pain  to  to  do  bodily  harm  to  to  wound 
  or  bruise  painfully. 
 
  The  hurt  lion  groans  within  his  den.  --Dryden. 
 
  2.  To  impar  the  value,  usefulness,  beauty,  or  pleasure  of  to 
  damage;  to  injure;  to  harm. 
 
  Virtue  may  be  assailed,  but  never  hurt.  --Milton. 
 
  3.  To  wound  the  feelings  of  to  cause  mental  pain  to  to 
  offend  in  honor  or  self-respect;  to  annoy;  to  grieve.  ``I 
  am  angry  and  hurt.''  --Thackeray. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  hurting 
  n  :  a  symptom  of  some  physical  hurt  or  disorder;  "the  patient 
  developed  severe  pain  and  distension"  [syn:  {pain}] 




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