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Painful sensation   /pˈeɪnfəl sɛnsˈeɪʃən/   Listen
Painful sensation

A somatic sensation of acute discomfort.  Synonyms: pain, pain sensation.

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"Painful sensation" Quotes from Famous Books

... superintendant charged with the care of the convicts, Mr. Richard Alley, who formerly belonged to the Lady Juliana transport, in quality of surgeon, in the memorable voyage of that ship to this colony; a voyage that could never be thought on by an inhabitant of it without exciting a most painful sensation. This gentleman went to England in the snow with Captain Hunter, whither the comforts of long voyages seemed to accompany him. Immediately on his arrival there, he was appointed by the commissioners of the navy to come out in the Royal ...
— An Account of the English Colony in New South Wales, Vol. 1 • David Collins

... whispered the peasant with fright, and hastily made the sign of the cross. And Foma gazed, laughing softly, and experienced a painful sensation that keenly and sharply stung his heart with a certain strange, pleasant ...
— Foma Gordyeff - (The Man Who Was Afraid) • Maxim Gorky

... years. Her heavy cheeks had grown flabby and purple, as though the blood were congested; her eyes were dim and she could no longer move about unless supported under each arm. Her breathing was difficult and wheezing and affected those near her with a painful sensation. ...
— Une Vie, A Piece of String and Other Stories • Guy de Maupassant

... impossible to feel either sympathy or hope. When he thought of Jack up-stairs on the sofa over his French novel, the heart of the Curate burned within him with indignation and resentment; and his disgust at his other guest was, if less intense, an equally painful sensation. It was hard to waste his strength, and perhaps compromise his character, for such men as these; but on the other hand he saw his father, with that malady of the Wentworths hanging over his head, doing his best to live and last, like a courageous ...
— The Perpetual Curate • Mrs [Margaret] Oliphant

Words linked to "Painful sensation" :   somatesthesia, somaesthesia, somesthesia, twinge, mittelschmerz, phantom limb pain, somatic sensation

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