Synonyms and Antonyms of stinging

  1. causing intense discomfort to one's skin these cold, stinging winds are not just a discomfort—they can be dangerous to exposed flesh Synonyms biting, bitter, keen, penetrating, piercing, raw, sharp, shrewd, smarting, cuttingRelated Words brisk, invigorating, nippy, snappy; needlelike, prickly, tingling; caustic, corrosiveNear Antonyms balmy, gentle, mild, soothing

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