Synonyms for stinging

Synonyms for (noun) stinging

Synonyms: sting, stinging

Definition: a kind of pain; something as sudden and painful as being stung

Usage: the sting of death; he felt the stinging of nettles

Similar words: pain, hurting

Definition: a symptom of some physical hurt or disorder

Usage: the patient developed severe pain and distension

Synonyms for (adj) stinging

Synonyms: stinging, cutting, edged

Definition: (of speech) harsh or hurtful in tone or character

Usage: cutting remarks; edged satire; a stinging comment

Similar words: unkind

Definition: lacking kindness

Usage: a thoughtless and unkind remark; the unkindest cut of all

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