An ache or bodilysuffering, or an instance of this; an unpleasant sensation, resulting from a derangement of functions, disease, or injury by violence; hurt. (noun)
To hurt; to put to bodily uneasiness or anguish; to afflict with uneasy sensations of any degree of intensity; to torment; to torture. (verb)
Examples of word pain
But in the case of pain, we don't seem to semantically apply PAIN, or ˜pain™ for that matter, to tissue damage.
We should also note that the pain scientists themselves who wrote up the IASP definition of ˜pain™ and the accompanying note seem to side with Dennett on the truth of (14).
I think I just like saying I'm a pagan to enjoy the pain on the faces of all the Christians..pain first, then shock, then righteous indignation...hope your feeling better soon...
All that tearing down Don had been doing, ripping out cabinets, extra studs, lath and plaster, the house was writhing with the pain of it like having its teeth pulled, and now this, whatever he was doing, this new sound, the house was in _pain_.
There is no better way of testing whether pain has been felt than by taking the lacerated or contused gums of the patient between the index finger and thumb and making a gentle pressure to collapse the alveolar borders; invariably, they will cry out lustily, _that is pain_!
The conscious infliction of pain _for the sake of the pain_ is against the better nature of man, and it is unsafe and demoralizing for any one to undertake this duty.
In the early hours of that day a knot of women, one of them beating a drum, others lugubriously chanting _du pain, du pain_, bread, bread, appeared in the streets of Paris.
Therefore in the balance between the pleasure of general _society_, and the pain of absolute solitude, _pain_ is the predominant idea.
This nerve also senses facial pain, so as the signals are conducted the brain interprets the pain as coming from the forehead - the same "referred pain" phenomenon seen in heart attacks.