The soldier received a fatal wound on the battlefield.
The nurse changed the bandage on the patient's surgical wound.
The bullet caused only a flesh wound in his upper shoulder.
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1, 2
NOTE: refers to emotional state of a single individual
John is still licking his wounds after the verbal thrashing he got from Mary.
Sally said that seeing the film opened up some old wounds about her failed marriage.
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 3
The pirate took a fatal wound from the rapier of the ship's captain.
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 4
NOTE: refers to discord among a group of individuals
The candidate's remarks have opened an old wound between factions of the party.
But can these old wounds ever heal after 20 years of civil conflict in that nation?
WordNet 0.0 Sense Numbers: 3