Another word for pain
Suffering, physical or mental
Suffering, usually physical
ache, twinge, catch, throb, throe, spasm, cramp, gripe, stitch, torture, malady, sickness, rack, laceration, paroxysm, soreness, fever, burning, prick, torment, distress, agony, affliction, discomfort, hurt, pang, wound, strain, sting, burn, crick; see also illness 1, injury 1.
Specific kinds of pains (including aches) include: housemaid's knee, tennis elbow, shin splint, arthritis, arthritic pain, rheumatism, inflammatory rheumatism, gout, peritonitis, bursitis, earache, headache, stomachache, bellyache, toothache, backache.
Suffering, usually mental
Effort; used in plural
at the risk of, in danger of, risking; see gambling.
Another word for painnoun
A sensation of physical discomfort occurring as the result of disease or injury:ache, pang, prick, prickle, smart, soreness, stab, sting, stitch, throe, twinge. (Informal) misery. See pain
A state of physical or mental suffering:affliction, agony, anguish, distress, hurt, misery, torment, torture, woe, wound, wretchedness. See happy
Attentiveness to detail.Used in plural: care, carefulness, fastidiousness, meticulousness, painstaking, punctiliousness, scrupulousness, thoroughness. See careful
The use of energy to do something.Used in plural: effort, endeavor, exertion, strain1, striving, struggle, trouble, while. (Informal) elbow grease. See work
One that makes another totally miserable by causing sharp pain and irritation:thorn, trial. Idioms: pain in the neck, thorn in the flesh (or side). See pain