Associations to the word «Pang»

Wiktionary

PANG, noun. (often pluralized) paroxysm of extreme physical pain or anguish; sudden and transitory agony; throe
PANG, noun. (often pluralized) A sharp, sudden feeling of a mental or emotional nature, as of joy or sorrow
PANG, verb. (transitive) to torment; to torture; to cause to have great pain or suffering
PANG OF CONSCIENCE, noun. (often pluralized) A feeling of shame, guilt, or embarrassment, resulting from behavior which one regrets.

Dictionary definition

PANG, noun. A sudden sharp feeling; "pangs of regret"; "she felt a stab of excitement"; "twinges of conscience".
PANG, noun. A mental pain or distress; "a pang of conscience".
PANG, noun. A sharp spasm of pain.

Wise words

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