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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A sudden sharp feeling; A sharp spasm of pain; A mental pain or distress.

Usage examples (40)
  • A pang of conscience
  • The pang is over, his sufferings are at an end for ever.
  • Destruction waits on all who would steal one pang from the racked heart of William Wallace!
  • Julia felt a certain pang at the thought of judgment being passed so lightly upon all those months or years of hard authorial labour. for more
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