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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Pain, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Pained p. pr. & vb. n. Paining.]
 1. To inflict suffering upon as a penalty; to punish. [Obs.]
 2. To put to bodily uneasiness or anguish; to afflict with uneasy sensations of any degree of intensity; to torment; to torture; as, his dinner or his wound pained him; his stomach pained him.
    Excess of cold, as well as heat, pains us.   --Locke.
 3. To render uneasy in mind; to disquiet; to distress; to grieve; as, a child's faults pain his parents.
    I am pained at my very heart.   --Jer. iv. 19.
 To pain one's self, to exert or trouble one's self; to take pains; to be solicitous. [Obs.] “She pained her to do all that she might.”
 Syn: -- To disquiet; trouble; afflict; grieve; aggrieve; distress; agonize; torment; torture.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : hurt or upset; "she looked offended"; "face had a pained and
            puzzled expression" [syn: offended]