painfulness

Definitions of painfulness
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n the quality of being painful

“she feared the painfulness of childbirth”
Synonyms:
distressingness
Types:
sharpness
the quality of being keenly and painfully felt
Type of:
quality
an essential and distinguishing attribute of something or someone

n emotional distress; a fundamental feeling that people try to avoid

Synonyms:
pain
Antonyms:
pleasance, pleasure
a fundamental feeling that is hard to define but that people desire to experience
Types:
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growing pains
emotional distress arising during adolescence
unpleasantness
the feeling caused by disagreeable stimuli; one pole of a continuum of states of feeling
mental anguish
sustained dull painful emotion
hurt, suffering
feelings of mental or physical pain
distress, hurt, suffering
psychological suffering
agony, torment, torture
intense feelings of suffering; acute mental or physical pain
throes
violent pangs of suffering
discomfort, irritation, soreness
an uncomfortable feeling of mental painfulness or distress
anguish, torment, torture
extreme mental distress
self-torment, self-torture
self-imposed distress
tsoris
(Yiddish) trouble and suffering
wound
a figurative injury (to your feelings or pride)
Type of:
feeling
the experiencing of affective and emotional states

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