Definition of Pained

1. Adjective. Hurt or upset. "Face had a pained and puzzled expression"

Exact synonyms: Offended
Similar to: Displeased

Definition of Pained

1. Adjective. In pain, especially in an emotional sense. ¹

2. Verb. (past of ''pain'') ¹

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Definition of Pained

1. pain [v] - See also: pain

Lexicographical Neighbors of Pained

pain in the bum
pain in the neck
pain killer
pain killers
pain measurement
pain pill
pain reaction
pain threshold
pain thresholds
pain tolerance
pain unit
pained (current term)
painful-bruising syndrome
painful anaesthesia
painful haematuria
painful paraplegia
painful point
painful sensation
painful toe

Literary usage of Pained

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Daniel Deronda by George Eliot (1876)
"... Gwendolen having flattered him on his enviable immobility of countenance ; and, at first a little pained and jealous at her comradeship with Rex, ..."

2. The Living Age by Making of America Project, Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell (1868)
"Agnes Herbert's sweet, tired lace positively pained me. She rose to obey, smiling and silent. It was the silence about her which was so pitiful. ..."

3. A Dictionary of the English Language: In which the Words are Deduced from Samuel Johnson by Samuel Johnson (1805)
"Your potent mercy may release. frier. that just before had been is much pained by die Pleasure arose in those very parts of Wi kg feller. ..."

4. Supreme Court Reporter by Robert Desty, United States Supreme Court, West Publishing Company (1921)
"Logan County v. United States, luí) US 255, 201 [IS Sup. Ct. Stil, 42 L. Ed. 737]. If the plaintiff pained any small advantage by the chance, it certainly ..."

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