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Definition of a world of hurt

a world of hurt

noun

  • a very bad place.
    If you don't clean your room, you're going to be in a world of hurt.
    If I catch you in my room, you're gonna enter a world of hurt.

    Last edited on Apr 29 2013. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Mar 30 2010.

  • a large amount of pain or despair.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         

    Citation from "What's a "hurt locker"?", BBC News Magazine, 8 March 2010 censored in hope of resolving Google's penalty against this site.

    Last edited on Mar 30 2010. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Mar 30 2010.

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Definitions include: offended, upset, or angry, usually by a small slight or a friendly insult.
Definitions include: trouble.
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Definitions include: Hurtin' in when something is really unpleasant.
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