in pain


: feeling pain
It was obvious that she was in pain.

Examples of in pain in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web People are on edge: When Taylor spilled his hot coffee and yelled in pain, nearby people ran into the street, believing his cry signaled that Israeli soldiers had entered Ramallah and a third intifada had begun. Amelia Newcomb, The Christian Science Monitor, 17 Nov. 2023 In the package that the district attorney sent to Hathaway, there was a grainy surveillance video of one of the previous attacks, which showed a heavyset white man approaching a man sleeping on the sidewalk, spraying him with a large canister and walking quickly away as the man writhed in pain. Jesse Barron, New York Times, 16 Nov. 2023 Help often comes too late, as many die alone and in pain. Kelli Bender, Peoplemag, 8 Nov. 2023 Ambulances rush them daily to hospitals in El Paso, San Diego and Tucson, Ariz., writhing in pain — bones poking out of arms and legs; skulls cracked; spines shattered. Miriam Jordan, New York Times, 14 Nov. 2023 His last 40-yard carry saw him get twisted to the ground awkwardly, leaving his left knee in pain. Eric Sondheimer, Los Angeles Times, 11 Nov. 2023 He can be heard groaning in pain and has reportedly filed a complaint with Austin police about the encounter. Michael Ruiz, Fox News, 7 Nov. 2023 In the year following a firearm injury, child and adolescent survivors endured significant increases in pain, psychiatric and substance use disorders compared to their peers, according to research published Monday in the journal Health Affairs. Barbara Mantel, NBC News, 6 Nov. 2023 The most effective strategies for addressing racial disparities in pain treatment are likely to be those that target the underlying causes. Trevor Thompson, Associate Professor Of Clinical Research At The University Of Greenwich, Fortune Well, 29 Oct. 2023 See More

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“In pain.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 6 Dec. 2023.

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