Definitions of pain

  1. To cause bodily suffering to; to hurt; to make uneasy; to grieve.
  2. To distress: to torment: to grieve.
  3. To hurt; distress.
  4. To give pain to distress.
  5. To cause uneasiness; to afflict; to distress.
  6. To torture; to distress; to render uneasy in body or mind; to trouble; to grieve.
  7. Care, trouble, or exertion.
  8. something or someone that causes trouble; a source of unhappiness; " washing dishes was a nuisance before we got a dish washer"; " a bit of a bother"; " he's not a friend, he's an infliction"
  9. a bothersome annoying person; " that kid is a terrible pain"
  10. emotional distress; a fundamental feeling that people try to avoid; " the pain of loneliness"
  11. cause emotional anguish or make miserable; " It pains me to see my children not being taught well in school"
  12. Punishment suffered or denounced; suffering or evil inflicted as a punishment for crime, or connected with the commission of a crime; penalty.
  13. 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.
  14. Specifically, the throes or travail of childbirth.
  15. Uneasiness of mind; mental distress; disquietude; anxiety; grief; solicitude; anguish.
  16. See Pains, labor, effort.
  17. To inflict suffering upon as a penalty; to punish.
  18. To render uneasy in mind; to disquiet; to distress; to grieve; as a child's faults pain his parents.
  19. Distress of body or mind; penalty; as, on pain of death.
  20. Bodily suffering: anguish:- pl. labor: the throes of childbirth.
  21. Mental or bodily suffering; in.
  22. Any distressful feeling; suffering.
  23. Punishment; penalty.
  24. An uneasy sensation in animal bodies; laborious effort; labour with care; uneasiness of mind; the throes of parturition; punishment for crime.
  25. The sensation of uneasiness, distress, or torture in animals; uneasiness of mind; mental suffering; penalty; punishment denounced or suffered.