a symptom of some physical hurt or disorder
"the patient developed severe pain and distension"
emotional distress; a fundamental feeling that people try to avoid
"the pain of loneliness"
pain, pain sensation, painful sensation(noun)
a somatic sensation of acute discomfort
"as the intensity increased the sensation changed from tickle to pain"
pain, pain in the neck, nuisance(noun)
a bothersome annoying person
"that kid is a terrible pain"
annoyance, bother, botheration, pain, infliction, pain in the neck, pain in the ass(verb)
something or someone that causes trouble; a source of unhappiness
"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"
aggravator, annoying, painful sensation, hurting, painfulness, botheration, pain in the ass, pain sensation, chafe, hassle, infliction, bother, irritation, fuss, trouble, imposition, vexation, annoyance, nuisance, pain in the neck
trouble, ail, pain(verb)
cause bodily suffering to and make sick or indisposed
bother, unhinge, hurt, disorder, perturb, inconvenience oneself, upset, inconvenience, ail, discommode, disquiet, cark, put out, incommode, distract, disoblige, trouble, disturb, trouble oneself, anguish
pain, anguish, hurt(verb)
cause emotional anguish or make miserable
"It pains me to see my children not being taught well in school"
An English surname, variant of Paine.
The wound pained him.
To render uneasy in mind; to disquiet; to distress; to grieve.
It pains me to say that I must let you go.
To inflict suffering upon as a penalty; to punish.
Your mother is a right pain.
Suffering seen as a punishment or penalty.
English Synonyms and Antonyms
Pain is the most general term of this group, including all the others; pain is a disturbing sensation from which nature revolts, resulting from some injurious external interference (as from a wound, a bruise, a harsh word, etc.), or from some lack of what one needs, craves, or cherishes (as, the pain of hunger or bereavement), or from some abnormal action of bodily or mental functions (as, the pains of disease, envy, or discontent). Suffering is one of the severer forms of pain. The prick of a needle causes pain, but we should scarcely speak of it as suffering. Distress is too strong a word for little hurts, too feeble for the intensest suffering, but commonly applied to some continuous or prolonged trouble or need; as, the distress of a shipwrecked crew, or of a destitute family. Ache is lingering pain, more or less severe; pang, a pain short, sharp, intense, and perhaps repeated. We speak of the pangs of hunger or of remorse. Throe is a violent and thrilling pain. Paroxysm applies to an alternately recurring and receding pain, which comes as it were in waves; the paroxysm is the rising of the wave. Torment and torture are intense and terrible sufferings. Agony and anguish express the utmost pain or suffering of body or mind. Agony of body is that with which the system struggles; anguish that by which it is crushed.
Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms
Dictionary of English Synonymes
Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words
punishment, penalty, suffering, ache, smart, throe, rack, agony, torture, distress, qualm, discomfort, pang, excruciation, paroxysm, gripe, twinge, cramp, travail, stitch, crick, anguish, heartache, misery, dolor
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How to use pain in a sentence?
I imagine one of the reasons people cling to their hates so stubbornly is because they sense, once hate is gone, they will be forced to deal with pain.
We know that smoking causes vasoconstriction, or constriction of the blood vessels, when this happens with the uterus, it can cause pain.
A friend drops their plans when you're in trouble, shares joy in your accomplishments, feels sad when you're in pain. A friend encourages your dreams and offers advice--but when you don't follow it, they still respect and love you.
They were going to die. They knew it, and their last words were I love you. Even in great pain, their last words were of love... People who could have saved themselves and they ran back in to save others instead. If humanity is capable of that, how can I lose hope in humanity?
I am sorry to everyone, thank you for everyone who has been with me in my life. I am sorry to my family for I have only caused them pain.
Translations for pain
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- وجع, ألم, المArabic
- ağrı, acıAzerbaijani
- སྡུག་བསྔལ་བརྒྱད།Tibetan Standard
- pena, dolorCatalan, Valencian
- otrava, bolest, trestCzech
- больOld Church Slavonic, Church Slavonic, Old Bulgarian
- Schmerz, schmerzenGerman
- ποινή, μπελάς, πόνος, οδύνη, άλγος, τιμωρίαGreek
- pena, dolor, castigar, doler, apenar, condenarSpanish
- piina, särky, kipu, kärsimys, piinaaminen, tuskaFinnish
- sviði, ilska, verkur, pínaFaroese
- douleur, casse-pied, casse-couilles, peineFrench
- pian, cràdhScottish Gaelic
- rasy, tasyGuaraní
- נאג'ס, כאב, קרצייה, טרדן, מטרדHebrew
- पीड़ा, दर्दHindi
- fájdalom, kínHungarian
- տանջանք, ցավ, ցավ պատճառել, պատժել, ցավեցնելArmenian
- sakit, nyeriIndonesian
- sársauki, verkurIcelandic
- rompicoglioni, dolore, pena, addolorare, affliggereItalian
- 頭痛の種, 痛み, 苦痛Japanese
- сыздау, ауру, жараKazakh
- ಬೇನೆ, ನೋವುKannada
- 아픔, 고통Korean
- ژان, ئازار, دهردKurdish
- PéngLuxembourgish, Letzeburgesch
- gėla, skausmas, kančiaLithuanian
- ဝေဒနာ, ဒုက္ခBurmese
- pijn, kwetsenDutch
- pinslaNorwegian Nynorsk
- diniihNavajo, Navaho
- рис, рыстOssetian, Ossetic
- mala, dor, pena, castigar, doer emPortuguese
- dulur, dalur, dolour, dolurRomansh
- om plictisitor, durere, suferință, supărare, necaz, chin, persoană enervantă, pisălog, îndurera, dureaRomanian
- боль, су́щее наказа́ние, зану́да, страда́ние, геморро́й, му́ка, му́чить, мучать, му́чатьRussian
- दुःख, पीडाSanskrit
- bol, бол, muka, мукаSerbo-Croatian
- වේදනාවSinhala, Sinhalese
- smärta, pinaSwedish
- uma, maumivi, umwaSwahili
- வேதனை, வலி, நோவுTamil
- నొప్పి, అనుభవించుటTelugu
- ajy, agyryTurkmen
- sakit sa ulo, pananakit, hinanakit, sakit, saktanTagalog
- dert, ağrı, acı, kederTurkish
- сызлау, ачы, авыртуTatar
- درد, پیڑاUrdu
- khổ, đau, đau đớnVietnamese
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