wounding


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Wound \Wound\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Wounded; p. pr. & vb. n.
   Wounding.] [AS. wundian. [root]140. See Wound, n.]
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   1. To hurt by violence; to produce a breach, or separation of
      parts, in, as by a cut, stab, blow, or the like.
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            The archers hit him; and he was sore wounded of the
            archers.                              --1 Sam. xxxi.
                                                  3.
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   2. To hurt the feelings of; to pain by disrespect,
      ingratitude, or the like; to cause injury to.
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            When ye sin so against the brethren, and wound their
            weak conscience, ye sin against Christ. --1 Cor.
                                                  viii. 12.
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