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Definition of Painlessness
1. [n -ES]
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Literary usage of Painlessness
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Aristotle and the Earlier Peripatetics by Eduard Zeller (1897)
"... and the ultimate end of all action to consist in painlessness, which, however, he sharply distinguished from pleasure, going beyond ..."
2. Physiological Cruelty, Or, Fact V. Fancy: An Inquiry Into the Vivisection by Philanthropos (1883)
"... than men—Mental element of Pain—Absence of this in animals— Examples—Amount of Pain in operations—painlessness of convalescence—Insensitiveness of brain ..."
3. Painless Childbirth: A General Survey of All Painless Methods, with Special by Marguerite Tracy, Mary Brown Sumner Boyd (1915)
"Pinard have also added their experience the accumulation of evidence, coming from all parts of .e obstetrical world to-day, that artificial painlessness is ..."
4. The Clinical Journal (1906)
"The advantages which have been claimed for the procedure are : (i) Absolute painlessness, when an intravenous and not perivenous injection is effected. ..."
5. The Human Machine: An Inquiry Into the Diversity of Human Faculty in Its by John Ferguson Nisbet (1899)
"painlessness of Death. A FAVOURITE aversion of the sensitive in this country is fox-hunting. But, as an old proverb rightly puts it, we have never had ..."