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Synonyms for wince
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. wince(noun)

    the facial expression of sudden pain

    Synonyms:
    flinch

  2. wince, flinch(verb)

    a reflex response to sudden pain

    Synonyms:
    flinch

  3. flinch, squinch, funk, cringe, shrink, wince, recoil, quail(verb)

    draw back, as with fear or pain

    "she flinched when they showed the slaughtering of the calf"

    Synonyms:
    rebound, cower, bound, shrivel up, reverberate, quail, shrink, flinch, funk, shrivel, grovel, spring, ricochet, kick back, cringe, take a hop, wither, backfire, bounce, backlash, resile, reduce, kick, recoil, squinch, creep, crawl, squint, contract, fawn

  4. wince(verb)

    make a face indicating disgust or dislike

    "She winced when she heard his pompous speech"

    Synonyms:
    funk, recoil, shrink, squinch, cringe, flinch, quail

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. wince(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    flinch, shrink, startle, start back

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. wince(v)

    Synonyms:
    shrink, flinch, recoil

How to pronounce wince?

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How to say wince in sign language?

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How to use wince in a sentence?

  1. Fred McNeill:

    I'd see him wince, and I'd go' What's going on ?' he just said,' Oh nothing. Just in my head. Maybe I need to drink.' He was always saying.

  2. Tia McNeill:

    I'd see him wince, and I'd go, 'What's going on?' he just said, 'Oh nothing. Just in my head. Maybe I need to drink.'.


Translations for wince

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  • sävähdys, kavahdus, vavahtaa, tempoilla, potkia, vavahdus, kavahtaa, tempoaFinnish
  • winceLatin
  • maopoMāori
  • samentrekking, samenkrimpen, huiveren, stuip, samentrekken, stuipenDutch
  • krympe segNorwegian
  • fiorRomanian
  • содрогаться, сморщиться, содрогание, вздрагивать, вздрогнуть, содрогнуться, морщиться, вздрагиваниеRussian
  • وینUrdu

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