Associations to the word «Pain»


PAIN, 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.
PAIN, noun. (uncountable) The condition or fact of suffering or anguish especially mental, as opposed to pleasure; torment; distress; sadness; grief; solicitude; disquietude.
PAIN, noun. (countable) An annoying person or thing.
PAIN, noun. (uncountable) (obsolete) Suffering inflicted as punishment or penalty.
PAIN, noun. Labour; effort; pains.
PAIN, 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.
PAIN, verb. (transitive) To render uneasy in mind; to disquiet; to distress; to grieve.
PAIN, verb. (transitive) (obsolete) To inflict suffering upon as a penalty; to punish.
PAIN, proper noun. An English surname, variant of Paine.
PAIN AND SUFFERING, noun. Used other than as an idiom: see pain,‎ suffering.
PAIN AND SUFFERING, noun. (legal) A species of damages that one may recover for physical or mental pain that results from a wrong done.
PAIN AU CHOCOLAT, noun. A French snack consisting of a pastry, normally similar to a croissant, with chocolate inside.
PAIN DE MIE, noun. A type of soft bread made with sugar.
PAIN IN THE ARSE, noun. (British) Someone or something that is annoying or frustrating.
PAIN IN THE ASS, noun. (idiomatic) (slang) Something or someone that causes discomfort or frustration.
PAIN IN THE BUM, noun. (chiefly British) Someone or something very annoying.
PAIN IN THE BUTT, noun. (idiomatic) A nuisance; a source of trouble or annoyance
PAIN IN THE NECK, noun. (idiomatic) Someone or something which is annoying, irritating or inconvenient
PAIN IN THE REAR, noun. Alternative form of pain in the ass
PAIN KILLER, noun. Alternative spelling of painkiller
PAIN KILLERS, noun. Plural of pain killer
PAIN THRESHOLD, noun. The minimum intensity or duration of a sensory stimulus applied to a living being at which it becomes considered painful.
PAIN THRESHOLDS, noun. Plural of pain threshold

Dictionary definition

PAIN, noun. A symptom of some physical hurt or disorder; "the patient developed severe pain and distension".
PAIN, noun. Emotional distress; a fundamental feeling that people try to avoid; "the pain of loneliness".
PAIN, noun. A somatic sensation of acute discomfort; "as the intensity increased the sensation changed from tickle to pain".
PAIN, noun. A bothersome annoying person; "that kid is a terrible pain".
PAIN, noun. Something or someone that causes trouble; a source of unhappiness; "washing dishes was a nuisance before we got a dish washer"; "a bit of a bother"; "he's not a friend, he's an infliction".
PAIN, verb. Cause bodily suffering to and make sick or indisposed.
PAIN, verb. Cause emotional anguish or make miserable; "It pains me to see my children not being taught well in school".

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