All Noun Verb
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  • Those who take pains to go through it will be convinced of its true worth.
  • By pleasure we mean the absence of pain in the body and of trouble in the soul.
  • Some one was working his arms up and down and his wounded shoulder pained him. Cited from Fighting in France, by Ross Kay
  • The man looked at her with an expression as if her words had pained him. Cited from The Stories of the Three Burglars, by Frank Richard Stockton
  • It pained her to find her knowledge on the subject so limited. Cited from Hollowmell, by E.R. Burden
  • It pained me more than any other part of my body. Cited from Dick Cheveley, by W. H. G. Kingston
  • I am pained in mind that I am not to see you this summer. Cited from Thirty Years With The Indian Tribes, by Henry Rowe Schoolcraft
  • Will received one in his eye that pained him very much. Cited from The Outdoor Girls in a Winter Camp, by Laura Lee Hope
  • If pain is chosen over pleasure in some cases it is only because it leads to a greater pleasure.
  • You may yet find that you have every reason to be deeply pained. Cited from The Refugees, by Arthur Conan Doyle
  • Feelings merely tell the individual what brings about pleasure and what brings about pain.
  • He was also at pains to distance his work from a single Jewish focus.
  • The father saw the look upon his face, and it pained him. Cited from Tom Tufton's Travels, by Evelyn Everett-Green
  • Some of those who have done so report post-operative pain.
  • His arm was paining him a great deal, but he gave no sign of it. Cited from Mavericks, by William MacLeod Raine
  • He looked hard at me with a pained expression in his eyes. Cited from The Heavenly Twins, by Madame Sarah Grand
  • There are several diseases where joint pain is primary, and is considered the main feature.
  • He could say no more for he was deeply pained at the charge. Cited from The Measure of a Man, by Amelia Edith Huddleston Barr
  • The color came into the fine, strong face and a pained expression in his eyes. Cited from Lo, Michael!, by Grace Livingston Hill
  • This sudden change so pained her, that very soon she began to talk of returning home. Cited from Olive, by Dinah Maria Craik (AKA Dinah Maria Mulock)
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Meaning of pain

  • noun A symptom of some physical hurt or disorder
    the patient developed severe pain and distension
  • noun Emotional distress; a fundamental feeling that people try to avoid
    the pain of loneliness
  • noun A somatic sensation of acute discomfort
    as the intensity increased the sensation changed from tickle to pain
  • noun A bothersome annoying person
    that kid is a terrible pain
  • verb Cause emotional anguish or make miserable
    It pains me to see my children not being taught well in school