An instance of pain or distress.
Something that causes great suffering or distress; affliction; trial
That which produces such suffering; trouble, loss, affliction, etc.
Emotional pain on account of something done or experienced in the past, with a wish that it had been different; a looking back with dissatisfaction or with longing.
Misfortune is bad luck or a distressing occurrence.
A cause of such suffering; pain, sorrow, poverty, squalor, etc.
Sadness or depression of the spirits; gloom.
Overwhelming sorrow, grief, or disappointment.
Intense emotional suffering caused by loss, disaster, misfortune, etc.; acute sorrow; deep sadness
Deep sadness or hopelessness
Bodily dysfunction or discomfort caused by disease or injury:
A feeling of discouragement or consternation, as at the prospect of trouble
The definition of a disaster is an event, often sudden, that causes great damage or devastation.
Loss of hope
Bodily suffering characterized by such feelings:
Anything which impairs the happiness of a being or deprives a being of any good; anything which causes suffering of any kind to sentient beings; injury; mischief; harm.
The definition of a scourge is someone or something that causes a lot of trouble, problems or suffering.
A calling on God or the gods to send evil or injury down on some person or thing
The definition of bane means something that will kill, destroy or distress someone.
A source of pain, anxiety, or annoyance
Any hurt or injury to the feelings, honor, etc.
Infliction of severe physical pain as a means of punishment or coercion.
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.
(Uncountable, euphemistic) Correction of deficits, as by psychological counseling or medication or social support or remedial training.
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