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Definition severe bleeding — typically inside the body


figurative use  to describe any rapid loss

Hemorrhage is also used figuratively as in:  The company is hemorrhaging cash.
  • A hemorrhage in the brain is common with shaken baby syndrome.
hemorrhage = to bleed excessively
  • The company is hemorrhaging cash as it tries to capture new customers.
  • hemorrhaging = rapidly losing
  • She died of a brain hemorrhage caused by "blunt impact" to her head.
  • hemorrhage = severe bleeding
  • She had wintered at Davos Platz, and was journeying now to join her friends at Lucerne, when a sudden hemorrhage had overtaken her.
    Sir Arthur Conan Doyle  --  Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes
  • First, Mr. Kleiman, our merry sunshine, had another bout of gastrointestinal hemorrhaging yesterday and will have to stay in bed for at least three weeks.
    Anne Frank  --  The Diary of a Young Girl
  • hemorrhaging = severe bleeding
  • The hemorrhage wouldn't stop.
    Tara Westover  --  Educated
  • hemorrhage = severe bleeding
  • It was as good a thing for his spirit as a saline injection is for a man who has suffered a great hemorrhage.
    Ernest Hemingway  --  For Whom the Bell Tolls
  • hemorrhage = loss of blood
  • He said there was so much dirt blown into the wound that there had not been much hemorrhage.
    Ernest Hemingway  --  A Farewell to Arms
  • hemorrhage = bleeding
  • Or what if it was something ordinary, a common crisis, and she panicked, froze, failed to stop the hemorrhage in time?
    Tara Westover  --  Educated
  • hemorrhage = excessive bleeding
  • When she saw the crimson footprints streaked across the linoleum, she fetched the homeopathic she used to treat hemorrhages and shock, called Rescue Remedy, and put twelve drops of the clear, tasteless liquid under my tongue.
    Tara Westover  --  Educated
  • hemorrhages = instances of excessive bleeding
  • In the first place, that stuff bores me, and in the second place, my parents would have about two hemorrhages apiece if I told anything pretty personal about them.
    J.D. Salinger  --  The Catcher in the Rye
  • hemorrhages = instances of severe internal bleeding
  • Then he hemorrhaged through the mouth.
    Eudora Welty  --  The Collected Stories of Eudora Welty
  • The plague sores—buboes—are lymph nodes that have been turned into necrotic, hemorrhagic tissue.
    Geraldine Brooks  --  Year of Wonders
  • An operation is performed within the month, at Staunton, but he begins to hemorrhage.
    Michael Shaara  --  The Killer Angels
  • He told Dr. Edwards, "That Chink knows more about the pathology of cerebral hemorrhage than I do, and I bet as much as you do.
    John Steinbeck  --  East of Eden
  • His lower intestine was ruptured and hemorrhaged, the blood collected in his abdominal cavity.
    Arundhati Roy  --  The God of Small Things
  • No matter how badly I want for everything to go slowly, time is pouring away, hemorrhaging.
    Lauren Oliver  --  Before I Fall
  • Miscroscopic forms of cardiac hemorrhages have become very frequent in recent years.
    Boris Pasternak  --  Doctor Zhivago
  • Moreover, the wounded man had been exhausted by hemorrhage.
    Victor Hugo  --  Les Miserables
  • You're thinking of hemorrhage?
    Michael Crichton  --  The Andromeda Strain

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