Adjective "Hurt" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Hurt


    Definition:

    1. to cause bodily injury to; injure: He was badly hurt in the accident.

    2. to cause bodily pain to or in: The wound still hurts him.

    3. to damage or decrease the efficiency of (a material object) by striking, rough use, improper care, etc.: Moths can't hurt this suit because it's mothproof. Dirty oil can hurt a car's engine.

    4. to affect adversely; harm: to hurt one's reputation; It wouldn't hurt the lawn if you watered it more often.

    Examples:

    "duchesses can be hurt by stories."

    "stocks can be hurt by sales."

    "scores can be hurt at demonstrations."

    "places can be hurt in clashes."

    "people can be hurt to responses."

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