the act of damaging something or someone
a damage or loss
expense - a detriment or sacrifice
feelings of mental or physical pain
psychological suffering; "the death of his wife caused him great distress"
any physical damage to the body caused by violence or accident or fracture etc.
birth trauma - physical injury to an infant during the birth process
blast trauma - injury caused the explosion of a bomb (especially in enclosed spaces)
bleeding / hemorrhage / haemorrhage - flow of blood from a ruptured blood vessels
blunt trauma - injury incurred when the human body hits or is hit by a large outside object (as a car)
bruise / contusion - an injury that doesn''t break the skin but results in some discoloration
bump - a lump on the body caused by a blow
burn - an injury cause by exposure to heat or chemicals or radiation
dislocation - a displacement of a part (especially a bone) from its normal position (as in the shoulder or the vertebral column)
electric shock - trauma caused by the passage of electric current through the body (as from contact with high voltage lines or being struck by lightning)
fracture / break - breaking of hard tissue such as bone
frostbite / cryopathy - destruction of tissue by freezing and characterized by tingling, blistering and possibly gangrene
intravasation - entry of foreign matter into a blood vessel
penetrating trauma / penetrating injury - injury incurred when an object (as a knife or bullet or shrapnel) penetrates into the body
pinch - an injury resulting from getting some body part squeezed
rupture - state of being torn or burst open
sting / bite / insect bite - a painful wound caused by the thrust of an insect''s stinger into skin
strain - injury to a muscle (often caused by overuse)
whiplash / whiplash injury - an injury to the neck (the cervical vertebrae) resulting from rapid acceleration or deceleration (as in an automobile accident)
wale / welt / weal / wheal - a raised mark on the skin (as produced by the blow of a whip)
wound / lesion - any break in the skin or an organ caused by violence or surgical incision
wrench / twist / pull - a sharp strain on muscles or ligaments
give trouble or pain to; "This exercise will hurt your back"
feel pain or be in pain
cause damage or affect negatively; "Our business was hurt by the new competition"
cause emotional anguish or make miserable; "It pains me to see my children not being taught well in school"
hurt the feelings of; "She hurt me when she did not include me among her guests"; "This remark really bruised me ego"
feel physical pain; "Were you hurting after the accident?"
catch / get - suffer from the receipt of
twinge - feel a sudden sharp, local pain
prick / sting / twinge - cause a stinging pain
kill - be the source of great pain for
be the source of pain
bite / sting / burn - cause a sharp or stinging pain or discomfort
burn - feel hot or painful
itch - have or perceive an itch
hunger - feel the need to eat
thirst - feel the need to drink
act up - make itself felt as a recurring pain
throb - pulsate or pound with abnormal force
shoot - cause a sharp and sudden pain in
used of inanimate objects or their value
suffering from physical injury especially that suffered in battle; "nursing his wounded arm"; "ambulances...for the hurt men and women"