- pain, hurting - a symptom of some physical hurt or disorder; "the patient developed severe pain and distension"
--1 is a kind of symptom
--1 has particulars:
Derived forms: verb pain2, verb pain1
- pain, painfulness - emotional distress; a fundamental feeling that people try to avoid; "the pain of loneliness"
--2 is a kind of feeling
Antonyms: pleasure, pleasance
--2 has particulars:
growing pains; unpleasantness; mental anguish; suffering, hurt; distress, hurt, suffering Derived form: verb pain2
- pain, painful sensation - a somatic sensation of acute discomfort; "as the intensity increased the sensation changed from tickle to pain"
--3 is a kind of somesthesia, somaesthesia, somatesthesia, somatic sensation
--3 has particulars: mittelschmerz; phantom limb pain; twinge
Derived form: verb pain1
- pain, pain in the neck, nuisance - a bothersome annoying person; "that kid is a terrible pain"
--4 is a kind of unpleasant person, disagreeable person
- annoyance, bother, botheration, pain, infliction, pain in the neck, pain in the ass - 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"
--5 is a kind of negative stimulus
--5 has particulars: nuisance; irritant, thorn; plague
Derived form: verb pain2
- afflict, trouble, ail, pain - cause bodily suffering to
--1 is one way to hurt
Derived forms: noun pain3, noun pain1
Something ----s somebody
- pain, anguish, hurt - cause emotional anguish or make miserable; "It pains me to see my children not being taught well in school"
--2 is one way to upset, discompose, untune, disconcert, discomfit
Derived forms: noun pain5, noun pain2, noun pain1
The bad news will pain him