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Expressing pain - thesaurus

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cry

noun

a loud expression of emotion, especially pain, fear, or happiness

cry out

to make a loud noise because you are in pain or because you are afraid or shocked

eina

interjection

South African used for expressing a feeling of sudden pain

exclaim

verb

to say something suddenly and loudly, especially because you are surprised, impressed, angry etc

groan

verb

to make a long low sound, for example because you are in pain or unhappy

groan

noun

a long low sound that a person makes, especially when they are in pain or unhappy

howl

verb

to cry very loudly in pain, anger, or sadness

howl

noun

a long loud cry of pain, anger, or sadness

moan

noun

a long low sound that you make because of pain, sadness, or pleasure

ouch

interjection

spoken used for expressing a feeling of sudden pain

ow

interjection

used for expressing a feeling of sudden pain

scream blue murder

to shout or protest very loudly because you are very angry or feeling a lot of pain

wail

verb

to shout or cry with a long high sound to show that you are in pain or are very sad

whimper

verb

to make small sounds of pain, fear, or sadness

whimper

noun

a small sound of pain, fear, or sadness

writhe

verb

to move by twisting and turning, especially when you feel a lot of pain

yelp

verb

to make a short loud high sound, usually because you are excited, angry, or in pain

yelp

noun

a short loud high noise that you make when you are excited, angry, or in pain

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gaslight

to manipulate someone psychologically so that they begin to question their own perceptions and memories

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Dunning-Kruger effect

the phenomenon by which an incompetent person is too incompetent to understand his own incompetence

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