"hurts" in the noun sense
1. injury, hurt, harm, trauma
any physical damage to the body caused by violence or accident or fracture etc.
2. distress, hurt, suffering
"the death of his wife caused him great distress"
3. suffering, hurt
feelings of mental or physical pain
4. detriment, hurt
a damage or loss
5. damage, harm, hurt, scathe
the act of damaging something or someone
"hurts" in the verb sense
1. ache, smart, hurt
be the source of pain
give trouble or pain to
"This exercise will hurt your back"
3. pain, anguish, hurt
cause emotional anguish or make miserable
"It pains me to see my children not being taught well in school"
4. hurt, injure
cause damage or affect negatively
"Our business was hurt by the new competition"
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"
6. hurt, ache, suffer
feel physical pain
"Were you hurting after the accident?"
7. suffer, hurt
feel pain or be in pain
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