painful sensation

Definitions of painful sensation
  1. noun
    a somatic sensation of acute discomfort
    synonyms: pain, pain sensation
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    types:
    mittelschmerz
    pain in the area of the ovary that is felt at the time of ovulation (usually midway through the menstrual cycle)
    phantom limb pain
    pain felt by an amputee that seems to be located in the missing limb
    twinge
    a sharp stab of pain
    type of:
    somaesthesia, somatesthesia, somatic sensation, somesthesia
    the perception of tactual or proprioceptive or gut sensations
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