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Noun
Plural for an unpleasant sensation caused by physical illness or injury
“I knocked my knee against the chair and felt a sharp pain.”
Noun
Plural for mental torment or distress
“Billy is almost over the pain from his break-up with Monique.”
Noun
Plural for the condition or fact of suffering or anguish
“The hurricane would inflict pain on the townsfolk as they struggled to rebuild their lives.”
Noun
Plural for a person or thing which causes annoyance
“Having to do my chores every week is such a pain.”
Noun
(usually used in plural form "pains") Plural for effort taken towards a particular objective
“He took great pains to resist eating an extra slice of chocolate mud cake.”
Noun
(usually used in plural form "pains") Plural for care taken towards a particular objective
“The artist took great pains to ensure he paid attention to every last detail.”
Verb
To cause physical pain to
“I am unable to play tennis because my injured elbow still continues to pain me.”
Verb
To cause unease in one's mental state
“The traumatic experience would pain her for several years to come.”
Noun
Physical or mental effort
Noun
Judiciousness in the manner in which one thinks before acting or speaking
Noun
Effort or exertion made to do something, especially when inconvenient
Noun
The state or condition of being difficult
Noun
Very hard or unpleasant work
Noun
The active use of energy in producing a result
Noun
Exhausting physical labour
Noun
Strict attentiveness to what one is doing
Noun
Concentrated effort
Phrase
Effort or hard work, especially physical work involving repeated motion of the forearm, such as scrubbing
Noun
The state or characteristic of being conscientious
Noun
The property of being scrupulous
Noun
The state or characteristic of being meticulous
Noun
Intense or violent pain and struggle, especially accompanying birth, death, or great change
Noun
Effort expended on a particular task
Noun
Hard work; effort
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Strict attentiveness to what one is doing
Noun
The process of childbirth from the start of uterine contractions to delivery
Noun
The work or effort involved in achieving a given aim
Noun
Productive work, esp. physical work done for wages
Noun
Great effort expended towards a particular goal or aim
Noun
Earnest, prolonged, and industrious effort
Noun
A spell of difficult, tiring work or travelling
Noun
Care
Noun
Effort, trouble, or difficulty
Noun
Tests of someone's abilities or internal fortitude
Noun
Sources of irritation
Noun
A task or action that one is required to perform as part of one's job
Noun
Very hard or unpleasant work
Noun
Hard work
Noun
Coercion or compulsion, especially with the use or threat of violence
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