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- n. The act of inflicting a wound.
- v. Present participle of wound.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Hurt; injury.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the act of inflicting a wound
- adj. causing physical or especially psychological injury
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His wounding is only the requisite demonstration of his utter commitment to this solitary, but all-important, altruistic act.
So the only way that the Commonwealth could prove the intent necessary to support the charge of malicious wounding is to prove that Gordon knew about a “plan” to beat up students, or that he jumped into the fight with the intent that the first assault be allowed to continue uninterrupted.
Yakov, his son by his first marriage, despairing over his relationship with his father, attempted suicide but succeeded only in wounding himself.
It is a fascinating plant, and at first one feels guilty of cruelty if one does more than look at it, but I have already learned, as all people do here, to take delight in wounding its sensibilities.
With slanderers, and those who take a pleasure in wounding their neighbour's reputation secretly (v. 5): "Whoso privily slanders his neighbour, either raises or spreads false stories, to the prejudice of his good name, him will I cut off from my family and court."
Aside from the characterization of the soldier as one who is “forcing” our way of life on Afghans and suggesting his wounding is a “sob story” and that his parents should go on welfare, there were a few sane voices:
Like Descartes, Le Grand used the example of the sword wounding the body to illustrate the non-resemblance or dissimilitude of the relations between external objects and sensations, and sensations and ideas. (1694, p. 327)
 The eye is the love of man penetrating into God; and with this love the soul compelleth God, so that He must do what she wisheth, and this is called wounding, because she hath sway over God and hath mastered Him.
The hour that succeeded his wounding was the decisive one of the fight; not that the issue admitted of much doubt, after once Nelson's plans had received fulfilment, and the battle joined, -- unless the delinquent van of the allies had acted promptly, -- but in those moments the work was done which was thenceforth, for the enemy, beyond repair.
Their not being imaginable allowed her to indulge her naughtiness harmlessly, for the gratification of the idea of wounding some one, though it were her lover, connected with this
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