EN[hɜːt] [hɝt] [-ɜː(ɹ)t]
  • Hurt may refer to:
  • Suffering or pain
EN Hurt

    Definition of hurt in English Dictionary

  • NounPLhurts
    1. An emotional or psychological hurt (humiliation or bad experience).
      1. (archaic) A bodily injury causing pain; a wound or bruise.
        1. (archaic) injury; damage; detriment; harm.
          1. (heraldry) A roundel azure (blue circular spot).
            1. (engineering) A band on a trip-hammer helve, bearing the trunnions.
              1. A husk.
              2. VerbSGhurtsPRhurting
                1. VI To be painful.
                  1. Does your leg still hurt? / It is starting to feel better.
                2. VT To cause (a creature) physical pain and/or injury.
                  1. If anybody hurts my little brother I will get upset.
                3. VT To cause (somebody) emotional pain.
                  1. VT To undermine, impede, or damage.
                    1. This latest gaffe hurts the MP's reelection prospects still further.
                4. AdjectiveCOMmore hurtSUPmost hurt
                  1. Wounded, physically injured.
                    1. Pained.
                    2. More Examples
                      1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
                        • 1819: “One is from Hexamshire; he is wont to trace the Tynedale and Teviotdale thieves, as a bloodhound follows the slot of a hurt deer.” — Walter Scott, Ivanhoe
                        • But this rush to chocolatize anything edible hurts the psyche of bona-fide chocolate lovers who know that chocolate's true mission is not to complement other foods but to be the focus.
                        • That dog will get hurt if he continues to run after cars.
                      2. Used in the Ending of Sentence
                        • They need to calm down and bury the hatchet before someone gets hurt.
                    • Word Lists (This word is listed in the following word lists)
                      1. Wiktionary : 1000 English basic words
                      2. Wiktionary : Frequency lists 1-10000
                      3. Dolch Word List : 3rd Grade words
                      4. Voice of America Learning English : Special English Word Book
                      5. SCOWL (And Friends) : Alan Beale, 12dicts 4.0 Compiled from 3 ESL Dictionaries
                    • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
                      1. Adjectives
                        • Nouns
                          • Countable nouns
                          • Verbs
                            • Ergative verbs
                              • Intransitive verbs
                                • Transitive verbs
                                  • Verbs by inflection type
                                    • Irregular verbs
                                      • Verbs with base form identical to past participle

                                Other Vocabulary

                                Look-Alike Words
                                1. en Hurt
                                2. en hart
                                3. fr hart
                                4. en hunt
                                5. en hut
                                Related Links:
                                1. en hurts
                                2. en hurtful
                                3. en hurtle
                                4. en hurty
                                5. en hurted
                                Source: Wiktionary
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                                Meaning of hurt for the defined word.

                                Grammatically, this word "hurt" is an adjective. It's also a noun, more specifically, a countable noun. It's also a verb, more specifically, an ergative verb, an intransitive verb, a transitive verb and a verbs by inflection type.
                                Difficultness: Level 1
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                                Definiteness: Level 9
                                Definite    ➨     Versatile