pang

5 ENTRIES FOUND:

1pang

noun \ˈpaŋ\

: a sudden, strong feeling of physical or emotional pain

Full Definition of PANG

1
:  a brief piercing spasm of pain
2
:  a sharp attack of mental anguish <pangs of remorse>

Examples of PANG

  1. <those hunger pangs that strike you in the middle of the afternoon>

Origin of PANG

origin unknown
First Known Use: 15th century

2pang

verb

Definition of PANG

transitive verb
:  to cause to have pangs :  torment

First Known Use of PANG

1502

pang

noun \ˈpaŋ\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of PANG

: a brief piercing spasm of pain—see birth pang, hunger pangs

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