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hurting

1. mod. very ugly; in pain from ugliness. (Similar to hurt.) That dog of yours is something to behold. It’s really hurting.
2. mod. seriously in need of something, such as a dose of drugs. (Drugs.) Gert is hurting. She needs something soon.
See also: hurt
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Ronaldo I'M glad they''re hurting but so are the fans.
There is no question about it: this church has AIDS, a part of the body of the Anglican Communion is hurting.
The survey question about suicidal thinking asked, "Have you had thoughts that you would be better off dead or of hurting yourself in some way for at least several days in the last two weeks?
Extrapolating from the results, Lowery says, "White people may say, and believe, they're not supporting affirmative action because it creates inequities, but in many cases the reason they think it's unfair is because they think it's hurting their group.
If you don't tell her, how will she know she's hurting your feelings?
I had to stop kicking off (in practice) because it was hurting a little bit.
We have already secured some trucking and distribution points that will get the product to the hurting quickly," said Wilson.
For them to argue that file-sharing is hurting their business is simply at odds with the facts,'' he said.
LANCASTER - Antelope Valley business people Friday criticized the state workers' compensation system, saying its skyrocketing premiums are hurting their firms without benefiting injured workers.
22, 1998--Senator Barbara Boxer's opposition to construction of California's low-level radioactive waste disposal facility is already hurting cancer patients and has the potential for delaying a cure for cancer by many years, perhaps decades, according to a statement released by the National Association of Cancer Patients today.