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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A kind of pain adj. - (of speech) harsh or hurtful in tone or character; Causing or experiencing a painful shivering feeling as from many tiny pricks.

Usage examples (33)
  • He felt the stinging of nettles
  • And really, maybe what he describes as stinging is just some kind of growing pain or something.
  • Being labled a traitor by me or Jimbo, while stinging, is of little consequence.
  • My feet were stinging from the bite of the frost, and I hoped fervently that the sun would shine. for more
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