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Another word for pain

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Noun
  1. A sensation of physical discomfort occurring as the result of disease or injury

      1. The state of suffering and want as a result of physical circumstances or extreme poverty.
      2. Mental or emotional unhappiness or distress:
      3. A cause or source of suffering:
      1. A sharp, sudden physical pain.
      2. A mental or emotional pain:
      3. To feel or be the source of a twinge or twinges:
      1. A severe pang or spasm of pain, as in childbirth.
      2. A condition of extreme difficulty or trouble:
      1. A single complete movement of a threaded needle in sewing or surgical suturing:
      2. A single loop of thread or yarn made with an implement such as a sewing or knitting needle.
      3. A single loop or knot of thread used in closing a wound or incision in surgery; a suture.
      1. To pierce or wound painfully with a sharp-pointed structure or organ, as that of certain insects.
      2. To cause to feel a sharp, smarting pain:
      3. To cause to suffer keenly in the mind or feelings:
      1. To pierce or wound with or as if with a pointed weapon.
      2. To plunge (a pointed weapon or instrument) into something.
      3. To make a thrusting or poking motion at or into:
      1. The property, state, or condition of being sore; painfulness.
      1. Having or showing intelligence; bright.
      2. Canny and shrewd in dealings with others:
      3. Amusingly clever; witty:
      1. A small hard pointed outgrowth of the epidermis of a plant, in contrast to a modified plant organ such as a spine or thorn.
      2. A spine, thorn, or other small sharp structure.
      3. A tingling or pricking sensation:
      1. The act of piercing or pricking.
      2. The sensation of being pierced or pricked.
      3. A persistent or sharply painful feeling of sorrow or remorse.
      1. A sudden sharp bodily pain:
      2. A sudden sharp feeling of emotional distress:
      3. To feel sharp bodily pains.
      1. To suffer a dull, sustained pain.
      2. To feel sympathy or compassion:
      3. To yearn or long:
  2. A state of physical or mental suffering

  3. Attentiveness to detail.

  4. The use of energy to do something.

  5. One that makes another totally miserable by causing sharp pain and irritation

      1. A proceeding in which opposing parties in a dispute present evidence and make arguments on the application of the law before a judge or jury:
      2. An instance of such a proceeding:
      3. The act or process of testing, trying, or putting to the proof:
      1. A modified branch in the form of a sharp woody structure.
      2. Any of various other sharp protuberances, such as a spine.
      3. Any of various shrubs, trees, or woody plants bearing such sharp structures.
Verb
  1. To cause suffering or painful sorrow to

      1. An injury to an organism, especially one in which the skin or another external surface is torn, pierced, cut, or otherwise broken.
      2. An injury to the feelings.
      3. To inflict wounds or a wound on.
      1. To cause physical harm to; hurt:
      2. To experience injury in (oneself or a body part):
      3. To cause damage to; impair:
      1. To cause physical damage or pain to (an individual or a body part); injure:
      2. To experience injury or pain to or in (an individual or a body part):
      3. To cause mental or emotional suffering to; distress:
      1. To cause to be sorrowful; distress:
      2. To mourn or sorrow for:
      3. To file an official or formal grievance on account of (an actual or perceived injustice).
      1. To cause strain, anxiety, or suffering to.
      2. To mar or otherwise treat (an object or fabric, for example) to give the appearance of an antique or of heavy prior use.
      3. To constrain or overcome by harassment.
      1. To distress; afflict.
      2. To inflict an injury or injuries on.
  2. To have or cause a feeling of physical pain or discomfort

      1. A sharp, sudden physical pain.
      2. A mental or emotional pain:
      3. To feel or be the source of a twinge or twinges:
      1. A sudden sharp bodily pain:
      2. A sudden sharp feeling of emotional distress:
      3. To feel sharp bodily pains.
      1. To cause physical damage or pain to (an individual or a body part); injure:
      2. To experience injury or pain to or in (an individual or a body part):
      3. To cause mental or emotional suffering to; distress:
      1. To suffer a dull, sustained pain.
      2. To feel sympathy or compassion:
      3. To yearn or long:

Another word for pain

Noun
  1. Suffering, physical or mental

  2. Suffering, usually physical

      1. A painful cramp or muscle spasm, as in the back or neck.
      2. To cause a painful cramp or muscle spasm in by turning or wrenching.
      1. To undergo combustion or be consumed as fuel:
      2. To be damaged, injured, or destroyed by fire, heat, radiation, electricity, or a caustic agent:
      3. To consume fuel:
      1. To pierce or wound painfully with a sharp-pointed structure or organ, as that of certain insects.
      2. To cause to feel a sharp, smarting pain:
      3. To cause to suffer keenly in the mind or feelings:
      1. To pull, draw, or stretch tight:
      2. To cause distortion of (a body's parts or shape) by applying an external force; deform.
      3. To exert, use, or tax to the utmost:
      1. An injury to an organism, especially one in which the skin or another external surface is torn, pierced, cut, or otherwise broken.
      2. An injury to the feelings.
      3. To inflict wounds or a wound on.
      1. A sudden sharp bodily pain:
      2. A sudden sharp feeling of emotional distress:
      3. To feel sharp bodily pains.
      1. To cause physical damage or pain to (an individual or a body part); injure:
      2. To experience injury or pain to or in (an individual or a body part):
      3. To cause mental or emotional suffering to; distress:
      1. Mental or bodily distress.
      2. Something that disturbs one's comfort; an annoyance.
      3. To make uncomfortable; distress.
      1. A condition of pain, suffering, or distress:
      2. A cause of pain, suffering, or distress:
      1. The suffering of intense physical or mental pain:
      2. An instance of such suffering:
      3. A sudden or intense emotion:
      1. To cause strain, anxiety, or suffering to.
      2. To mar or otherwise treat (an object or fabric, for example) to give the appearance of an antique or of heavy prior use.
      3. To constrain or overcome by harassment.
      1. Great physical pain or mental anguish.
      2. A source of harassment, annoyance, or pain.
      3. The torture inflicted on prisoners under interrogation.
      1. The act of piercing or pricking.
      2. The sensation of being pierced or pricked.
      3. A persistent or sharply painful feeling of sorrow or remorse.
      1. Marked by flames or intense heat:
      2. Characterized by intense emotion; passionate:
      3. Of immediate import; urgent:
      1. Abnormally high body temperature.
      2. Any of various diseases characterized by abnormally high body temperature.
      3. A condition of heightened activity or excitement:
      1. The property, state, or condition of being sore; painfulness.
      1. A sudden outburst of emotion or action:
      2. A sudden attack, recurrence, or intensification of a disease.
      3. A spasm or fit; a convulsion.
      1. A framework or stand in or on which to hold, hang, or display various articles:
      2. A triangular frame for arranging billiard or pool balls at the start of a game.
      3. A receptacle for livestock feed.
      1. The condition of being sick; illness.
      2. A disease; a malady.
      3. Nausea.
      1. A disease, disorder, or ailment.
      2. An unwholesome condition:
      1. Infliction of severe physical pain as a means of punishment or coercion.
      2. Excruciating physical or mental pain; agony:
      3. An experience or cause of severe pain or anguish:
      1. A single complete movement of a threaded needle in sewing or surgical suturing:
      2. A single loop of thread or yarn made with an implement such as a sewing or knitting needle.
      3. A single loop or knot of thread used in closing a wound or incision in surgery; a suture.
      1. To complain naggingly or petulantly; grumble.
      2. To have sharp pains in the bowels.
      3. To irritate; annoy:
      1. An involuntary, spasmodic muscle contraction causing severe pain.
      2. A temporary partial paralysis of habitually or excessively used muscles.
      3. Spasmodic contractions of the uterus, such as those occurring during menstruation or labor, usually causing pain in the abdomen that may radiate to the lower back and thighs.
      1. A sudden, involuntary contraction of a muscle or group of muscles.
      2. A sudden burst of energy, activity, or emotion.
      1. A severe pang or spasm of pain, as in childbirth.
      2. A condition of extreme difficulty or trouble:
      1. To beat rapidly or violently, as the heart; pound.
      2. To feel or be subjected to a pulsating pain:
      3. To vibrate, pulsate, or sound with a steady pronounced rhythm:
      1. To get and hold (something that has been in motion) in a hand, the hands, a container, or an implement:
      2. To take hold of, especially forcibly or suddenly; grasp:
      3. To stop (oneself) from doing an action:
      1. A sharp, sudden physical pain.
      2. A mental or emotional pain:
      3. To feel or be the source of a twinge or twinges:
      1. To suffer a dull, sustained pain.
      2. To feel sympathy or compassion:
      3. To yearn or long:
  3. Suffering, usually mental

      1. A state of uneasiness and apprehension, as about future uncertainties.
      2. A cause of anxiety:
      3. A state of apprehension, uncertainty, and fear resulting from the anticipation of a realistic or fantasized threatening event or situation, often impairing physical and psychological functioning.
      1. To feel uneasy or concerned about something; be troubled.
      2. To seize something with the teeth and bite or tear repeatedly:
      3. To touch or handle something nervously or persistently:
      1. Depression of spirits from loss of hope, confidence, or courage; dejection.
  4. Effort; used in plural

      1. A concerned or troubled state of mind, as that arising from serious responsibility; worry.
      2. An object or source of worry, attention, or solicitude:
      3. Interest, regard, or liking:
      1. A conscientious or concerted effort toward an end; an earnest attempt.
      2. Purposeful or industrious activity; enterprise.
      3. To attempt (fulfillment of a responsibility or an obligation, for example) by employment or expenditure of effort:
      1. The use of physical or mental energy to do something; exertion.
      2. A difficult exertion of strength or will:
      3. A usually earnest attempt:
Verb
      1. A state of distress, affliction, difficulty, or need:
      2. A distressing or difficult circumstance or situation:
      3. A cause or source of distress, disturbance, or difficulty:
      1. To cause to be sorrowful; distress:
      2. To mourn or sorrow for:
      3. To file an official or formal grievance on account of (an actual or perceived injustice).
      1. To cause strain, anxiety, or suffering to.
      2. To mar or otherwise treat (an object or fabric, for example) to give the appearance of an antique or of heavy prior use.
      3. To constrain or overcome by harassment.

Idioms:

    upon or under pain of