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Adjective
Persistently or continuous in nature, especially of something unpleasant
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“I always have this nagging feeling that someone is out to get me.”
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Physically painful, sore or uncomfortable
“Any type of taxing physical activity increases the risk of sustaining a nagging injury and can prolong recovery time.”
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Causing worry, distress or anxiety
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“Jim could not shake the nagging thought that something was not quite right.”
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(of a person) Constantly harassing someone to do something
“Broke and reduced to living with his nagging aunt, Jamal gets the bright idea to put on a wig and falsies and join the women's league.”
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Not easy to please or satisfy
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Slight or subtle, but nagging or persistent
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Causing distress, sadness or anxiety
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Persistent in one's demands, often annoyingly so
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Very difficult or impossible to forget
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(of a disease or symptom) Very bad or severe
Verb
To be irritating or upsetting, typically with repeated or unpleasant acts
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“The anxiety that had nagged her all through lunch.”
Verb
Present participle for to complain or express discontent in a wearisome manner
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Present participle for to criticize or find fault with
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Present participle for to demand earnestly or pressingly
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Present participle for to verbally criticize harshly, especially with insulting language
Noun
The use of persuasion or intimidation to make someone do something
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Noun
Continual criticism, typically concerning trivial things
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Something which causes great mental or physical pain
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