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 never had something where I could be coherent and still have pain relief.
Through me you pass into the city of woe: Through me you pass into eternal pain: Through me among the people lost for aye. Justice the founder of my fabric moved: To rear me was the task of power divine, Supremest wisdom, and primeval love. Before me things create were none, save things Eternal, and eternal I shall endure. All hope abandon, ye who enter here.
Nursing is a very difficult and demanding career choice – long hours, weekend and holiday work, and most importantly, the need to provide hands-on care to people at their most vulnerable times in life – often when they are injured, ill, in pain or dying, we hope this survey will begin to foster dialogue about the reasons for nursing dissatisfaction and burnout and spur changes where needed.
I've got an L-10( problem) and normally the pain shoots into my left side, the pain was kind of on my back and then it went to the right and I thought maybe it was kidney stones. I guess I am just a wuss.
Everything is pointing to the end of this year (before there is an agreement) when Iran gets to 4 million barrels per day. By that time the pain will be so great everybody will come to the table (to agree output caps).
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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