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 Dictionary entry overview: What does maimed mean? 

MAIMED (noun)
  The noun MAIMED has 1 sense:

1. people who are wounded

  Familiarity information: MAIMED used as a noun is very rare.

MAIMED (adjective)
  The adjective MAIMED has 2 senses:

1. badly injured, perhaps with amputation
2. having a part of the body crippled or disabled

  Familiarity information: MAIMED used as an adjective is rare.

 Dictionary entry details 

MAIMED (noun)

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People who are wounded

Classified under:

Nouns denoting groupings of people or objects


maimed; wounded

Context example:

they had to leave the wounded where they fell

Hypernyms ("maimed" is a kind of...):

people ((plural) any group of human beings (men or women or children) collectively)

MAIMED (adjective)

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Badly injured, perhaps with amputation


maimed; mutilated

Context examples:

the maimed right hand twisted and clutched / mutilated victims of the rocket attack


injured (usually used of physical or mental injury to persons)

Sense 2maimed [BACK TO TOP]


Having a part of the body crippled or disabled


maimed; mutilated


unfit (not in good physical or mental condition; out of condition)

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