hurt for

hurt for

1. To feel a strong desire for someone or something. She hurt for the companionship of her husband when he was deployed overseas.
2. To feel sadness and/or empathy for someone. I hurt for those little children who just lost their parents in a car accident.
See also: hurt
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Stop the hurt for us all and show some bottle for the fight.
Bowe, 25, said: "Of course, that Munster match carries a lot of hurt for me personally while I also remember watching the Saracens defeat on television.
I did it and my arms are going to hurt for about a week.
Linebacker Jud Southwell, the leader of the defense, is gone, but watch for DeAndre McCarter, a freshman who was hurt for most of the season and also played defensive end, to make an impact.