Pain

Word PAIN
Character 4
Hyphenation pain
Pronunciations /peɪn/

Definitions and meanings of "Pain"

What do we mean by pain?

An unpleasant feeling occurring as a result of injury or disease, usually localized in some part of the body. noun

Bodily suffering characterized by such feelings. noun

Mental or emotional suffering; distress. noun

An instance of this. noun

The pangs of childbirth. noun

Great care or effort. noun

A source of annoyance; a nuisance. noun

To cause physical pain to; hurt. transitive verb

To cause mental or emotional distress to. transitive verb

(on/under) Subject to the penalty of (a specified punishment, such as death). idiom

An obsolete spelling of pane. noun

Bread. noun

Penalty; punishment suffered or denounced; suffering or evil inflicted as a punishment for a crime, or annexed to the commission of a crime. noun

Uneasiness or distress of body or of mind; bodily or mental suffering. noun

Specifically — In the plural, the throes or distress of travail or childbirth. noun

Uneasiness of mind; mental distress; disquietude; anxiety; solicitude; grief; sorrow. noun

Labor; exertion; endeavor; especially, labor characterized by great care, or by assiduous attention to detail and a desire to secure the best results; care or trouble taken in doing something: used chiefly in the plural: as, to spare no pains to be accurate; to be at great pains or to take great pains in doing something. The form pains has been used by good writers as a singular, as in the quotation from Shakspere below. noun

Trouble; difficulty. noun

An ache or bodily suffering, or an instance of this; an unpleasant sensation, resulting from a derangement of functions, disease, or injury by violence; hurt.

The condition or fact of suffering or anguish especially mental, as opposed to pleasure; torment; distress

(from pain in the neck) An annoying person or thing.

Suffering inflicted as punishment or penalty.

(chiefly in the plural) Labour; effort; great care or trouble taken in doing something.

Synonyms and Antonyms for Pain

The word "pain" in example sentences

But in the case of pain, we don't seem to semantically apply PAIN, or ˜pain™ for that matter, to tissue damage. ❋ Aydede, Murat (2009)

We should also note that the pain scientists themselves who wrote up the IASP definition of ˜pain™ and the accompanying note seem to side with Dennett on the truth of (14). ❋ Aydede, Murat (2009)

I think I just like saying I'm a pagan to enjoy the pain on the faces of all the Christians..pain first, then shock, then righteous indignation...hope your feeling better soon... ❋ Anne Johnson (2008)

All that tearing down Don had been doing, ripping out cabinets, extra studs, lath and plaster, the house was writhing with the pain of it like having its teeth pulled, and now this, whatever he was doing, this new sound, the house was in _pain_. ❋ Card, Orson Scott (1998)

There is no better way of testing whether pain has been felt than by taking the lacerated or contused gums of the patient between the index finger and thumb and making a gentle pressure to collapse the alveolar borders; invariably, they will cry out lustily, _that is pain_! ❋ Various (N/A)

The conscious infliction of pain _for the sake of the pain_ is against the better nature of man, and it is unsafe and demoralizing for any one to undertake this duty. ❋ Unknown (1906)

In the early hours of that day a knot of women, one of them beating a drum, others lugubriously chanting _du pain, du pain_, bread, bread, appeared in the streets of Paris. ❋ Unknown (1893)

Therefore in the balance between the pleasure of general _society_, and the pain of absolute solitude, _pain_ is the predominant idea. ❋ Edmund Burke (1763)

This nerve also senses facial pain, so as the signals are conducted the brain interprets the pain as coming from the forehead - the same \ "referred pain\" phenomenon seen in heart attacks. ❋ Unknown (2009)

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Ovarian Cancer: Warning SignsThese are the possible early symptoms of ovarian cancer that should be checked out: Persistent and new abdominal, intestinal or pelvic complaints such as: * Bloating or abdominal enlargement* Lack of appetite or unusual sense of fullness or pressure on the abdomen* Digestive problems, gas, distention, abdominal or intestinal pain * Constipation, diarrhea, nausea and stomach upset* Back pain* Pain during intercourse* Frequent or burning urinationFor more information about ovarian cancer and its symptoms, try the following Web sites: Gynecologic Cancer FoundationSociety of Gynecologic OncologistsAmerican Cancer SocietyCancerCareGilda's Club ❋ Unknown (2007)

Even to that sense of pain] _Endue with a sense of pain_, is an expression, which, though it might be endured, if it were genuine, cannot deserve to be introduced by artifice. ❋ Samuel Johnson (1746)

I hunt and I defend hunting as a traditional way of life and an effective form of wildlife management, but to get pleasure from watching the suffering of an animal as it twirls around in pain is wrong, period. ❋ Unknown (2009)

Obviously, a child in pain is going to move less and get into a negative spiral. ❋ Unknown (2009)

Another friend, knowing I was in pain, sent the perfect card: "You are not alone," it said --- perfect, because pain is so isolating. ❋ Carla Seaquist (2010)

To see her lay there in pain is hell, ecspecially when there is nothing I can do for her. ❋ Beth McC. (2009)

That said, the poster on the right-their faces all look utterly fake and ridiculous, especially cynthia nixon who looks like she's in pain from the smiling. and oh, "Get Carried Away" is such an apt tagline for the film. twispious on May 9, 2008 ❋ Unknown (2008)

I hope one day, that you all scream out in pain from the Pits of hell at us in heaven, you jew Bastards! ❋ Unknown (2008)

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