Definition of Painful sensation

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

Exact synonyms: Pain, Pain Sensation
Generic synonyms: Somaesthesia, Somatesthesia, Somatic Sensation, Somesthesia
Specialized synonyms: Mittelschmerz, Phantom Limb Pain, Twinge
Derivative terms: Pain



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Painful Sensation

pain reaction
pain threshold
pain thresholds
pain tolerance
pain unit
painable
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painches
pained
painful
painful-bruising syndrome
painful anaesthesia
painful haematuria
painful paraplegia
painful point
painful sensation (current term)
painful toe
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painims
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painite
painkiller
painkillers
painkilling

Literary usage of Painful sensation

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

1. The American Journal of Psychology by Granville Stanley Hall, Edward Bradford Titchener (1893)
"experiment that il the primary sensation approached very near to a painful sensation, the secondary sensation became distinctly painful, ..."

2. Psychology, Descriptive and Explanatory: A Treatise of the Phenomena, Laws by George Trumbull Ladd (1894)
"If by the idea of a painful sensation we mean simply the idea of a sensation, ... But the representative image of a painful sensation, imaged as painful, ..."

3. An Etymological Dictionary of the Scottish Language ...: To which is by John Jamieson (1880)
"If the relation of oar b'rn or Urn, to arn, orne, focas, as referring to the painful sensation produced by heat, or inflammation in the eye, ..."

4. Psychology, Descriptive and Explanatory: A Treatise of the Phenomena, Laws by George Trumbull Ladd (1904)
"If by the idea of a painful sensation we mean simply the idea of a sensation, ... But the representative image of a painful sensation, imaged as painful, ..."

5. The Farm and the Fireside: Or, The Romance of Agriculture. Being Half Hour by John Lauris Blake (1852)
"... no lugubrious dullness for want of objects to inspire a feeling of interest; no painful sensation of solitude and loneliness. The human being that gives ..."

6. The Human Intellect: With an Introduction Upon Psychology and the Soul by Noah Porter (1869)
"Reid certainly would not say that the pain, or the painful sensation, ... They arc not merely unlike, as one painful sensation or one painful emotion ¡a ..."

7. Comparative Electro-physiology: A Physico-physiological Study by Jagadis Chandra Bose (1907)
"... CHAPTER XLIV DISSOCIATION OF COMPLEX SENSATION Conversion of pleasurable into painful sensation, and vice vena, ..."

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