Definition of pain

Scrabble & Words with friends points


  • pain is a valid Scrabble US word with a point value of 6
  • pain is a valid Scrabble UK word with a point value of 6
  • pain is a valid Words with friends word with a point value of 8

Definition of pain


  • cause emotional anguish or make miserable (verb)

    Examples

    1. It pains me to see my children not being taught well in school

    Synonyms

    1. anguish
    2. hurt
  • a symptom of some physical hurt or disorder (noun)

    Examples

    1. the patient developed severe pain and distension

    Synonyms

    1. hurting
  • cause bodily suffering to and make sick or indisposed (verb)

    Synonyms

    1. ail
    2. trouble
  • emotional distress; a fundamental feeling that people try to avoid (noun)

    Examples

    1. the pain of loneliness

    Synonyms

    1. painfulness
  • a somatic sensation of acute discomfort (noun)

    Examples

    1. as the intensity increased the sensation changed from tickle to pain

    Synonyms

    1. pain sensation
    2. painful sensation
  • something or someone that causes trouble; a source of unhappiness (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. annoyance
    2. bother
    3. botheration
    4. infliction
    5. pain in the ass
    6. pain in the neck
  • a bothersome annoying person (noun)

    Examples

    1. that kid is a terrible pain

    Synonyms

    1. nuisance
    2. pain in the neck

See definition of pain in Merriam Webster

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