Definition of Pain

1. Noun. A symptom of some physical hurt or disorder. "The patient developed severe pain and distension"




2. Verb. Cause bodily suffering to and make sick or indisposed.
Exact synonyms: Ail, Trouble
Generic synonyms: Hurt
Specialized synonyms: Break Out, Erupt, Recrudesce
Derivative terms: Ailment, Trouble

3. Noun. Emotional distress; a fundamental feeling that people try to avoid. "The pain of loneliness"
Exact synonyms: Painfulness
Generic synonyms: Feeling
Specialized synonyms: Growing Pains, Unpleasantness, Mental Anguish, Hurt, Suffering, Distress, Hurt, Suffering
Antonyms: Pleasure
Derivative terms: Painful, Painful

4. Verb. Cause emotional anguish or make miserable. "The bad news will Pain him"; "It pains me to see my children not being taught well in school"
Exact synonyms: Anguish, Hurt
Generic synonyms: Discomfit, Discompose, Disconcert, Untune, Upset
Specialized synonyms: Break Someone's Heart, Agonise, Agonize, Try, Excruciate, Rack, Torment, Torture
Causes: Suffer
Derivative terms: Anguish, Anguish, Hurt

5. Noun. A somatic sensation of acute discomfort. "As the intensity increased the sensation changed from tickle to pain"

6. Noun. A bothersome annoying person. "That kid is a terrible pain"

7. Noun. Something or someone that causes trouble; a source of unhappiness. "He's not a friend, he's an infliction"
Exact synonyms: Annoyance, Bother, Botheration, Infliction, Pain In The Ass, Pain In The Neck
Generic synonyms: Negative Stimulus
Specialized synonyms: Nuisance, Irritant, Thorn, Plague
Derivative terms: Bother, Bother, Bother, Bother

Definition of Pain

1. n. Punishment suffered or denounced; suffering or evil inflicted as a punishment for crime, or connected with the commission of a crime; penalty.

2. v. t. To inflict suffering upon as a penalty; to punish.

Definition of Pain

1. Proper noun. An English surname, variant of Paine. ¹

2. Noun. (countable and uncountable) 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. ¹

3. Noun. The condition or fact of suffering or anguish especially mental, as opposed to pleasure; torment; distress; sadness; grief; solicitude; disquietude. ¹

4. Noun. An annoying person or thing. ¹

5. Noun. (obsolete) Suffering seen as a punishment or penalty. ¹

6. Verb. (transitive) To hurt; to put to bodily uneasiness or anguish; to afflict with uneasy sensations of any degree of intensity; to torment; to torture. ¹

7. Verb. (transitive) To render uneasy in mind; to disquiet; to distress; to grieve. ¹

8. Verb. (transitive) (obsolete) To inflict suffering upon as a penalty; to punish. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Pain

1. to cause pain (suffering or distress) [v -ED, -ING, -S]

Medical Definition of Pain

1. An unpleasant sensory and emotional experience associated with actual or potential tissue damage or described in terms of such damage. (16 Dec 1997)

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