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pain

noun

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1 a sharp unpleasant sensation usually felt in some specific part of the body
  • The child was crying because of a pain in her knee.
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2 a state of great suffering of body or mind
  • A sprained ankle caused him great pain for a week.
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3 pains plural strict attentiveness to what one is doing
  • Take pains to be sure that you don't damage anything while moving the furniture.
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4 pains plural the active use of energy in producing a result
  • She was at pains to reassure us that everything would be fine.
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5 one who is obnoxiously annoying
  • Sometimes that child, who apparently never tires of asking questions, can be such a pain.
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pain in the neck

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pain

verb

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to feel or cause physical pain
  • My poor head was paining so from all that racket.
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