feel no pain

idiom

chiefly US, informal
: to be drunk
He had been at the bar for several hours and he was clearly feeling no pain.

Examples of feel no pain in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Attorneys for the state countered with their own experts who said death by firing squad or the electric chair likely would be instantaneous and the condemned would feel no pain. Jeffrey Collins, ajc, 5 Jan. 2023 Not to nitpick but, while most non-smokers feel no pain by popular tax increases on cigarettes and other tobacco products as the House Democrats have proposed, many smokers will notice as a number of them earn considerably less than $400,000 a year. Charlie Dent, CNN, 19 Sep. 2021 Those with mutations that deactivate Nav1.7 feel no pain at all. Kelly Servick, Science | AAAS, 10 Mar. 2021

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“Feel no pain.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/feel%20no%20pain. Accessed 13 Jul. 2024.

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