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pain

noun

Definition of PAIN

1
a sharp unpleasant sensation usually felt in some specific part of the body <the child was crying because of a pain in her knee>
Near Antonyms comfort, ease, easiness
4
pains pl  the active use of energy in producing a result <she was at pains to reassure us that everything would be fine>
5
one who is obnoxiously annoying <sometimes that child, who apparently never tires of asking questions, can be such a pain>
Related Words headache; harrier, heckler, interrupter (also interruptor); hassle, plague; harasser, molester, tormentor (also tormenter), torturer
Near Antonyms charmer, smoothy (or smoothie); comforter, solacer, soother

February 27, 2015
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