pain threshold

Definition of pain threshold

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

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  punishment

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

    :  a basic bodily sensation induced by a noxious stimulus, received by naked nerve endings, characterized by physical discomfort (as pricking, throbbing, or aching), and typically leading to evasive action

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

    :  to put (oneself) to trouble or exertion

    :  suffer

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

    :  gate, door

    :  end, boundary

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a brief usually trivial fact

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