[c]/hɜt / (say hert)

verb (hurt, hurting)
verb (t)
1. to cause bodily injury to (with or without consequent pain).
2. to cause bodily pain to or in: the wound still hurts him.
3. to damage (a material object, etc.) by striking, rough use, or otherwise: to hurt furniture.
4. to affect adversely; harm: to hurt one's reputation.
5. to cause mental pain to; grieve: to hurt one's feelings.
verb (i)
6. to cause pain (bodily or mental): my finger still hurts.
7. to cause injury, damage, or harm.
8. to suffer physical pain: I hurt all over.
9. to suffer psychological pain.
10. to suffer economic injury: the farmers are hurting this year.
11. a blow that inflicts a wound; bodily injury.
12. injury; damage or harm.
13. an injury that gives mental pain, as an insult.
{Middle English hurte(n), probably from Old French hurter strike against, from hurt a blow}

Australian English dictionary. 2014.


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