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pang

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noun \ˈpaŋ\

Definition of pang

  1. 1 :  a brief piercing spasm of pain the pangs of childbirth

  2. 2 :  a sharp attack of mental anguish pangs of remorse a pang of guilt a pang of disappointment

Examples of pang in a sentence

  1. those hunger pangs that strike you in the middle of the afternoon

Origin and Etymology of pang

origin unknown


First Known Use: 15th century


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pang

verb

Definition of pang

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to cause to have pangs :  torment

1502

First Known Use of pang

1502


PANG Defined for English Language Learners

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pang

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noun \ˈpaŋ\

Definition of pang for English Language Learners

  • : a sudden, strong feeling of physical or emotional pain


PANG Defined for Kids

pang

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noun \ˈpaŋ\

Definition of pang for Students

  1. :  a sudden sharp feeling of physical pain or emotion hunger pangs a pang or guilt


Medical Dictionary

pang

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noun \ˈpaŋ\

Medical Definition of pang

  1. :  a brief piercing spasm of pain—see birth pang, hunger pangs



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