pain

  1. a symptom of some physical hurt or disorder
  2. emotional distress; a fundamental feeling that people try to avoid
  3. a somatic sensation of acute discomfort
  4. a bothersome annoying person
  5. something or someone that causes trouble; a source of unhappiness

pain

[n] - a symptom of some physical hurt or disorder 2. [n] - a bothersome annoying person 3. [n] - emotional distress 4. [n] - a somatic sensation of acute discomfort 5. [v] - cause anguish or make miserable
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Pain

is a sensation of hurting or discomfort resulting from illness, injury, heat, an allergic reaction, or something being wrong in some part of the body. It forms part of the body's warning system intended to prevent further discomfort or injury, and generally to alert the person to the need to do something about it.
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Pain

Pain is an unpleasant physical or emotional feeling that your body produces as a warning sign that it has been damaged.
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Pain

Pain: An unpleasant sensation that can range from mild, localized discomfort to agony. Pain has both physical and emotional components. The physical part of pain results from nerve stimulation. Pain may be contained to a discrete area, as in an injury, or it can be more diffuse, as in disorders like fibromyalgia. Pain is mediated by specific nerve ...
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Pain

Pain noun [ Middle English peine , French peine , from Latin poena , penalty, punishment, torment, pain; akin to Greek ... penalty. Confer Penal , Pine to languish, Punish .] 1. Punishment suffered or denounced; suffering or evil inflicted as ...
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Pain

Pain transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Pained ; present participle & verbal noun Paining .] [ Middle English peinen , Old French pener , French peiner to fatigue. See Pain , n...
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pain

<symptom> An unpleasant sensory and emotional experience associated with actual or potential tissue damage or described in terms of such damage. ... (16 Dec 1997) ...
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pain

painfulness noun emotional distress; a fundamental feeling that people try to avoid; `the pain of loneliness`
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pain

pain sensation noun a somatic sensation of acute discomfort; `as the intensity increased the sensation changed from tickle to pain`
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pain

pain in the neck noun a bothersome annoying person; `that kid is a terrible pain`
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pain

hurting noun a symptom of some physical hurt or disorder; `the patient developed severe pain and distension`
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pain

(pān) a feeling of distress, suffering, or agony, caused by stimulation of specialized nerve endings. Its purpose is chiefly protective; it acts as a warning that tissues are being damaged and induces the sufferer to remove or withdraw from the source. The receptors for pain stimuli (nociceptors) are free nerve end...
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Pain

• (n.) See Pains, labor, effort. • (n.) Any uneasy sensation in animal bodies, from slight uneasiness to extreme distress or torture, proceeding from a derangement of functions, disease, or injury by violence; bodily distress; bodily suffering; an ache; a smart. • (n.) To put to bodily uneasiness or anguish; to afflict with uneasy se...
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pain

a complex experience consisting of a physiological and emotional response to a noxious stimulus. Pain is a warning mechanism that protects an ... [33 related articles]
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pain

pain 1. The acutely unpleasant physical discomfort experienced by someone who is violently struck, injured, or ill. 2. A sensation of pain in a particular part of the body: 'The child was complaining of pains in the lower abdomen.' 3. Severe emotional or mental distress: 'He suffered a pain of rejection.' 4. Someone, or something, that is extre....
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Pain

[journal] Pain is a monthly peer-reviewed medical journal published by Elsevier on behalf of the International Association for the Study of Pain. The journal was established in 1975 and covers research and reviews in the fields of anesthesiology and clinical neurology. The editor-in-chief is Francis J. Keefe (Duke University). == Abstractin...
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pain

Type: Term Pronunciation: pān Definitions: 1. A variably unpleasant sensation associated with actual or potential tissue damage and mediated by specific nerve fibers to the brain where its conscious appreciation may be modified by various factors. 2. Term used to denote a painful uterine contraction occurring in childbirth. &nb...
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Pain

French for Bread.
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Pain

Pain is British slang for someone or something troublesome, a nuisance.
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Pain

Pain is British slang for someone or something troublesome, a nuisance.
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pain

pain, unpleasant or hurtful sensation resulting from stimulation of nerve endings. The stimulus is carried by nerve fibers to the spinal cord and then to the brain, where the nerve impulse is interpreted as pain. The excessive stimulation of nerve endings during pain is attributed to tissue damage, ...
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Pain

See Pleasure.
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pain

Type: Term Definitions: 1. algophobia.
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pain

Sense that gives an awareness of harmful effects on or in the body. It may be triggered by stimuli such as trauma, inflammation, and heat. Pain is transmitted by specialized nerves and also has psychological components controlled by higher centres in the brain. Drugs that control pain are known as painkillers or analgesics. A pain message to the br...
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