Part of speech:
(Informal) A source of annoyance; a nuisance:
Great pain or anguish, physical or mental; suffering; agony
A cause of intense anguish.
Extreme suffering of any kind.
The definition of irritate is to aggravate or annoy, or to cause itchiness, inflammation or discomfort in or on the body.
To beat (cream or eggs, for example) into a froth or foam.
(Law) Willful infliction of physical pain or suffering upon a person or animal, or of mental distress upon a person
To hurt by treating badly; mistreat
To disturb; interrupt
To shape or break by repeated blows; forge:
To be detrimental to; hinder or impair:
The definition of afflict is to cause great physical or mental pain or agony or to create for someone a curse to bear.
To cause great pain to; torture
The definition of distress is suffering or pain, or a state of being in trouble.
(Dial.) A pain (in some part of the body)
The definition of anguish is a feeling of physical or mental pain.
An instance of such suffering:
Great misery or distress, as from oppression; deep sorrow
A sudden sharp feeling of emotional distress:
An ache is defined as a feeling of sadness or of wanting something very badly.
To inflict a wound or wounds (on or upon); hurt; injure
To tear jaggedly; mangle (something soft, as flesh)
A state of ease and quiet enjoyment, free from worry, pain, or trouble
Enjoyment is defined as a state of feeling pleasure and joy, or is defined as something that causes you to experience pleasure and joy.
Delight is defined as a feeling of great happiness or it is something that causes happiness or joy.
To put (a person) to death by nailing or binding to a cross.
To become deformed:
To give a false or misleading account of
To cause mental distress to; torment
To injure, disable, or disfigure, usually by depriving of the use of a limb or other part of the body.
Mangle is defined as to destroy by tearing, crushing or bruising.
To cut off or damage a limb or other important part of (a person or animal)
To pursue in a manner to injure, grieve, or afflict; to beset with cruelty or malignity; to harass; especially, to afflict, harass, punish, or put to death for one's race, sexual identity, adherence to a particular religious creed, or mode of worship.
To afflict retributively; chasten or chastise.
To wrench or twist forcibly or painfully:
An alleviating or being alleviated
Relief is the ease of pain, tension, strain or other discomfort.
The definition of happiness is the state of joy, peace and tranquility.
A source of satisfaction:
To make less hard to bear; lighten or relieve (pain, suffering, etc.)
To cause a lessening or alleviation of:
To be agreeable; give pleasure; satisfy
upset or hurt severely
A persecuting or being persecuted
Woe is a feeling of deep sorrow or grief.
To call upon divine or supernatural power to send injury upon; to imprecate evil upon; to execrate.
To punish, chastise, or afflict severely
To refuse to continue to work until certain demands are met; go on strike
Money offered, as for the capture of a criminal, the return of something lost, etc.
A state of physical or mental suffering
The definition of attack is to make an attempt to hurt someone or something (physically or verbally), to destroy someone or something, to impact someone or something in a dangerous manner, or to forcibly take someone or something.
(Intransitive) To provide assistance.
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