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[peɪn] noun [C/U] I
1) a bad feeling in part of your body when you are hurt or become ill
An old injury was causing him intense pain.[/ex]
He heard Leo scream in pain.[/ex]
I don't think she' s in any pain.[/ex]
I'm having terrible pains in my chest.[/ex]
2) a feeling of being very upset or unhappy
He found it hard to cope with the pain of being separated from his children.[/ex]
The incident must have caused my parents great pain.[/ex]
be a pain (in the neck)informal to be very annoying[/ex]
go to/take great pains — to make a lot of effort to do something well and with care[/ex]
Words often used with pain Adjectives often used with pain (noun, sense 1) ■ excruciating, intense, searing, severe, sharp, stabbing, terrible, unbearable + PAIN: used about pains that are very strong Verbs often used with pain (noun, sense 1) ■ cause, inflict + PAIN: make someone feel pain ■ alleviate, deaden, dull, ease, lessen, relieve, soothe + PAIN: make a pain less severe ■ bear, endure, stand, put up with + PAIN: be able to suffer pain II
verb [T] formal
pain [peɪn]
to make someone feel very upset, ashamed, or unhappy

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