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Pain and pains - synonyms or related words

ache

noun

a pain that is continuous and unpleasant, but usually not very strong

agony

noun

great pain

anguish

noun

formal

a feeling of great physical or emotional pain

discomfort

noun

a feeling of slight pain

distress

noun

great pain

eina

noun

South African

pain or difficulty

eina

noun

South African

a pain or injury

irritation

noun

a painful feeling in a part of the body, often with red skin or swelling

neuralgia

noun

severe pain in a part of your body, caused by damaged nerves

pain

noun

a feeling that you have in a part of your body when you are hurt or ill

pang

noun

a very strong, sudden, and unpleasant pain or emotion

pinprick

noun

a quick pain that you feel when a needle is pushed into your skin

prick

noun

a quick feeling of sharp pain, caused by a sharp object making a hole on your skin

prickle

noun

an uncomfortable stinging feeling on your skin caused by something sharp

smart

noun

a short sharp pain

spasm

noun

a sudden movement in which one of your muscles becomes tight and painful

stab

noun

mainly literary

a sudden feeling of pain

sting

noun

a sudden pain or uncomfortable feeling

suffering

noun

mental or physical pain or problems

throb

noun

a feeling or a sound that throbs

tingle

noun

a feeling in part of your body when it stings slightly

torment

noun

severe physical or mental pain that someone suffers, often caused deliberately by someone else

torture

noun

extreme physical pain caused by someone or something, especially as a punishment or as a way to make someone say something

torture

noun

informal

a mentally or physically uncomfortable feeling

twinge

noun

a sudden short pain

brinner

a meal served in the evening which consists of foods traditionally eaten at breakfast

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