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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The action of bruising; An injury that doesn't break the skin but results in some discoloration.

Usage examples (32)
  • The muscles and associated tissues in this region had been destroyed and there were very extensive subcutaneous contusions.
  • The bruise resulted from a contusion
  • C Gerald Laird (left shin contusion) was injured May 4, and he hasn't played since.
  • He was later declared to have a left shoulder contusion, which is another word for a bruise. for more
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