Part of speech:
Pain is any sort of mental or physical suffering or distress.
An instance or cause of such a feeling.
Anxiety is defined as a feeling of being nervous or worried, often as a result of fear of a possible future event.
Vexation is something that causes you to be annoyed or distressed.
Absence of peace or rest; anxiety.
The outward expression of such suffering; mourning; lamentation
The definition of a crisis is a turning point or a difficult or dark time when disasters are happening or when tough decisions must be made.
To be in agony or great pain; feel anguish
To inflict wounds or a wound:
A wonderful example
An ache is defined as a feeling of sadness or of wanting something very badly.
Danger is defined as a possibility that something harmful or unpleasant will happen, or a person or thing that causes harm.
To trouble emotionally or mentally; upset:
Anything causing pain or distress; calamity
Pain so extreme as to cause writhing or contortions of the body, similar to those made in the athletic contests in Greece; and hence, extreme pain of mind or body; anguish; paroxysm of grief; specifically, the sufferings of Christ in the garden of Gethsemane.
Agonizing physical or mental pain; torment.
An occurrence causing widespread destruction and distress; a catastrophe.
The state of suffering and want as a result of physical circumstances or extreme poverty.
Poverty is the state of being poor, having little money or being in need of a specific quality.
A cause of such pain or agony
The definition of afflict is to cause great physical or mental pain or agony or to create for someone a curse to bear.
To become angry:
To cause irritation to (another); make somewhat angry.
To cause discomfort to; distress
To seize the property of (a person) in order to compel payment of debts; distress.
To irritate or torment persistently:
To have need of; require:
To make intricate or complicated; make confusing or hard to understand
To experience pain, harm, loss, a penalty, etc.
To cause to undergo great physical pain or mental anguish.
To work very hard; toil
The definition of happiness is the state of joy, peace and tranquility.
The state or feeling of being pleased or gratified.
A condition or feeling of pleasurable physical ease or relief from pain or stress:
(Intransitive) To become calm.
(Sports) To make a pass that leads directly towards scoring.
(Intransitive) To provide assistance.
To be the cause of pain or distress to; trouble
The definition of grieve is to feel pain or sadness as a result of a loss, or to cause pain or stress to someone.
To offend (one's feelings, pride, etc.); wound
The definition of angst is a feeling of anxiety or dread.
A disturbed or uneasy condition; restlessness; anxiety
A feeling of excessive concern.
Distress or discomfort
To cause suffering or painful sorrow to
The act or process of distraining; distress.
(Physiology) The elicitation of a response to a stimulus in a plant or animal organ or tissue, especially in a nerve or muscle.
An instance of this; unlucky accident; mishap; mischance
A measurement in information theory: see Perplexity.
Sorrow or grief; mental anguish
The definition of an ordeal is a very severe test, trial or difficult or painful experience.
Lonely grief; misery
Death or decay of living tissue; gangrene.
A sudden sharp feeling of emotional distress:
Ease is defined as comfort, relaxation and freedom from pain, stress or anxiety.
Something that is difficult, as a hard problem or an obstacle or objection
To disturb; interrupt
Emotionally touching; evoking pity, sympathy, etc.
Very bad, unpleasant, offensive, inferior, etc.
Worthy of severe condemnation or reproach:
The definition of distressed is damaged, suffering pain or sold below value, or made to look old on purpose.
Conspicuously bad, offensive, or reprehensible:
Inspiring anguish, terror, etc.
The definition of heinous is very evil or horrible.
That is necessary or essential
(Law) Instituted without real grounds, chiefly to cause annoyance to the defendant
An emotional state characterized by anxiety, depression, or unease.
The condition of being indigent
An international radiotelephone signal word used by aircraft and ships in distress.
- Anguish has equal force but is more often applied to acute mental suffering the anguish of despair
- Agony suggests mental or physical torment so excruciating that the body or mind is convulsed with the force of it in mortal agony
- Suffering emphasizes the actual enduring of pain, distress, or tribulation the suffering of the wounded
- Distress implies mental or physical strain imposed by pain, trouble, worry, or the like and usually suggests a state or situation that can be relieved distress caused by famine
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