lancinating


lan·ci·nat·ing

adjective \ˈlan(t)-sə-ˌnā-tiŋ\

Definition of LANCINATING

:  characterized by piercing or stabbing sensations <lancinating pain>

Origin of LANCINATING

lancinate to pierce, from Latin lancinatus, past participle of lancinare; akin to Latin lacerare to rend — more at lacerate
First Known Use: 1762

lan·ci·nat·ing

adjective \ˈlan(t)-sə-ˌnāt-iŋ\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of LANCINATING

: characterized by piercing or stabbing sensations <lancinating pain>

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