What does pain mean?

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  1. (countable and uncountable) An ache or bodily suffering, or an instance of this; an unpleasant sensation, resulting from a derangement of functions, disease, or injury by violence; hurt.
  2. (uncountable) The condition or fact of suffering or anguish especially mental, as opposed to pleasure; torment; distress
  3. (countable) An annoying person or thing.
  4. (uncountable, obsolete) Suffering inflicted as punishment or penalty.
  5. Labour; effort; pains.
  1. (transitive) To hurt; to put to bodily uneasiness or anguish; to afflict with uneasy sensations of any degree of intensity; to torment; to torture.
  2. (transitive) To render uneasy in mind; to disquiet; to distress; to grieve.
  3. (transitive, obsolete) To inflict suffering upon as a penalty; to punish.
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