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(of part of the body) Affected with pain,
  1. (of part of the body) Affected with pain
    • - her ankle was very painful
  2. Causing physical pain
    • - a painful knock
  3. Causing distress or trouble
    • - a painful experience
    • - change is inevitably slow and painful

  1. causing physical or psychological pain; "worked with painful slowness"
  2. afflictive: causing misery or pain or distress; "it was a sore trial to him"; "the painful process of growing up"
  3. atrocious: exceptionally bad or displeasing; "atrocious taste"; "abominable workmanship"; "an awful voice"; "dreadful manners"; "a painful performance"; "terrible handwriting"; "an unspeakable odor came sweeping into the room"
  4. irritating: causing physical discomfort; "bites of black flies are more than irritating; they can be very painful"
  5. (painfully) unpleasantly; "his ignorance was painfully obvious"
  6. (painfulness) pain: emotional distress; a fundamental feeling that people try to avoid; "the pain of loneliness"
  7. Painful is the sixth studio album released in 1993 by alternative rock band Yo La Tengo. The album marked a creative shift from Yo La Tengo's previous work in that it blends atmospheric and ambient sounds with their famous noise jams.
  8. Pain is an unpleasant sensory and emotional experience associated with actual or potential tissue damage, or described in terms of such damage. Retrieved 6 October 2009. This often quoted definition was first formulated by an IASP Subcommittee on Taxonomy [Bonica, JJ (1979). ...
  9. (PAIN) McKinley National Park Airport is a public-use airport located two nautical miles (3.7 km) of McKinley Park, in Denali Borough, Alaska, United States. It is owned by the U.S. ...
  10. (Pain (american band)) Pain was an American rock band from Mobile and Tuscaloosa, Alabama. The main songwriters Dan and Pose, grew up in Mobile and graduated from Mcgill Toolen High school in midtown Mobile. ...
  11. (Pain (Jimmy Eat World song)) "Pain" is a song by the American band Jimmy Eat World. It was released as the first single from their 2004 album Futures and became their second #1 hit on the Billboard Modern Rock Tracks chart. ...
  12. (Pain (journal)) The International Association for the Study of Pain (IASP) is an international professional organization promoting research, education and policies for the knowledge and management of pain. ...
  13. Causing pain or distress, either physical or mental. [from 14th c.]; Afflicted or suffering with pain (of a body part or, formerly, of a person). [from 15th c.]; Requiring effort or labor; difficult, laborious. [from 15th c.]; Painstaking; careful; industrious. [from 16th c.]
  14. (pain) An ache or bodily suffering, or an instance of this; an unpleasant sensation, resulting from a derangement of functions, disease, or injury by violence; hurt; The condition or fact of suffering or anguish especially mental, as opposed to pleasure; torment; distress; sadness; grief; ...
  15. (Pain) an unpleasant sensation that can range from mild, localized discomfort to agony. Pain has both physical and emotional components. The physical part of pain results from nerve stimulation. ...
  16. (pain) feeling of: s. vedanā.
  17. (Pain) An unpleasant feeling that may or may not be related to an injury, illness, or other bodily trauma. Pain is complex and differs from person to person.
  18. (Pain) is the most prominent symptom, occurring for at least three months and taking many different forms.
  19. (Pain) An unpleasant sensation associated with actual or potential tissue damage. It is felt as pain due to nerve fibres that travel from the sight of dysfunction to the brain.
  20. (PAIN) An unpleasant feeling relayed to the brain via sensory neurons which is indicative of injury or potential injury to the body.
  21. (PAIN) SORROW, Passive, E3:XI(2):138, EL:[55]:xxvii,
  22. (PAIN) Unpleasant physical or mental sensation. It is not always easy to tell if another entity is in pain and the difficulties increase as the dissimilarities between the entities increase. For example, can fish feel pain? Fish can't scream or grimace in the ways that we can when in pain. ...
  23. (PAIN) an emotion of sorrow, distress or grief, resulting from sin, life's trials or wrong doings; physical hurts; to injure.
  24. (Pain (abdominal, back, flank, infusion site)) Pain experienced at any site during or within 4 hours of completion of transfusion.
  25. (Pain(e)) (Latin pena, literally 'penalty').  Used to refer to the orders and byelaws imposed by the manor court.  A jury was said to 'lay a pain' (i.e. make an order). More and Example