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1. To cause physical pain to; to do bodily harm to; to wound or bruise painfully. The hurt lion groans within his den. (Dryden)

2. To impar the value, usefulness, beauty, or pleasure of; to damage; to injure; to harm. Virtue may be assailed, but never hurt. (Milton)

3. To wound the feelings of; to cause mental pain to; to offend in honor or self-respect; to annoy; to grieve. I am angry and hurt.

Origin: oe. Hurten, hirten, horten, herten; prob. Fr. OF. Hurter, heurter, to knock, thrust, strike, f. Heurter; cf. W. Hyrddu to push, drive, assault, hwrdd a stroke, blow, push; also, a ram, the orig. Sense of the verb thus perhaps being, to butt as a ram; cf. D. Horten to push, strike, MHG. Hurten, both prob. Fr. Old french.

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