Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun hurting

1 sense of hurting

Sense 1
pain, hurting -- (a symptom of some physical hurt or disorder; "the patient developed severe pain and distension")
       => symptom -- ((medicine) any sensation or change in bodily function that is experienced by a patient and is associated with a particular disease)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb hurt

7 senses of hurt

Sense 1
ache, smart, hurt -- (be the source of pain)
       => cause to be perceived -- (have perceptible qualities)

Sense 2
hurt -- (give trouble or pain to; "This exercise will hurt your back")
       => indispose -- (cause to feel unwell; "She was indisposed")

Sense 3
pain, anguish, hurt -- (cause emotional anguish or make miserable; "It pains me to see my children not being taught well in school")
       => upset, discompose, untune, disconcert, discomfit -- (cause to lose one's composure)

Sense 4
hurt, injure -- (cause damage or affect negatively; "Our business was hurt by the new competition")
       => damage -- (inflict damage upon; "The snow damaged the roof"; "She damaged the car when she hit the tree")

Sense 5
hurt, wound, injure, bruise, offend, spite -- (hurt the feelings of; "She hurt me when she did not include me among her guests"; "This remark really bruised my ego")
       => arouse, elicit, enkindle, kindle, evoke, fire, raise, provoke -- (call forth (emotions, feelings, and responses); "arouse pity"; "raise a smile"; "evoke sympathy")

Sense 6
hurt, ache, suffer -- (feel physical pain; "Were you hurting after the accident?")
       => perceive, comprehend -- (to become aware of through the senses; "I could perceive the ship coming over the horizon")

Sense 7
suffer, hurt -- (feel pain or be in pain)
       => be -- (have the quality of being; (copula, used with an adjective or a predicate noun); "John is rich"; "This is not a good answer")

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