Definitions for pain

Definitions for (noun) pain

Main entry: pain, pain sensation, painful sensation

Definition: a somatic sensation of acute discomfort

Usage: as the intensity increased the sensation changed from tickle to pain

Main entry: bother, botheration, pain, pain in the ass, pain in the neck, annoyance, infliction

Definition: something or someone that causes trouble; a source of unhappiness

Usage: washing dishes was a nuisance before we got a dish washer; a bit of a bother; he's not a friend, he's an infliction

Main entry: pain, painfulness

Definition: emotional distress; a fundamental feeling that people try to avoid

Usage: the pain of loneliness

Main entry: pain, pain in the neck, nuisance

Definition: a bothersome annoying person

Usage: that kid is a terrible pain

Main entry: pain, hurting

Definition: a symptom of some physical hurt or disorder

Usage: the patient developed severe pain and distension

Definitions for (verb) pain

Main entry: trouble, ail, pain

Definition: cause bodily suffering to and make sick or indisposed

Main entry: pain, anguish, hurt

Definition: cause emotional anguish or make miserable

Usage: It pains me to see my children not being taught well in school

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