pain threshold

noun
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of pain threshold

:the level at which someone experiences pain
  • He has a high pain threshold.
  • She has a low pain threshold.

Word by Word Definitions

pain play
  1. : punishment

  2. : usually localized physical suffering associated with bodily disorder (such as a disease or an injury)

  3. : acute mental or emotional distress or suffering : grief

  1. : to make suffer or cause distress to : hurt

  2. : to put (oneself) to trouble or exertion

  3. : suffer

threshold play
  1. : the plank, stone, or piece of timber that lies under a door : sill

  2. : gate, door

  3. : end, boundary


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