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Oxford dictionary definition of the word hurt:
verb (past and past participle hurt)
1cause pain or injury to:
Ow! You’re hurting me!
does acupuncture hurt?
[no object] (of a part of the body) suffer pain:
my back hurts
cause distress to:
she didn’t want to hurt his feelings
[no object] (of a person) feel distress:
he was hurting badly, but he smiled through his tears
2be detrimental to:
high interest rates are hurting the local economy
3 [no object] (hurt for) North American informal have a pressing need for:
Frank wasn’t hurting for money
physical injury; harm:
rolling properly into a fall minimizes hurt
mental pain or distress:
her eyes reflected her unhappiness and hurt
it’s time to forgive past hurts and open your heart
adjective (hurtier, hurtiest) ( informal)
Middle English (originally in the senses ‘to strike’ and ‘a blow’): from Old French hurter (verb), hurt (noun), perhaps ultimately of Germanic origin