painful

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈpeɪnfəl/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈpeɪnfəl/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(pānfəl)


painful
WordReference English Thesaurus © 2020
Sense: Adjective: physically uncomfortable
Synonyms:
aching , throbbing , sore , raw , burning , torturing, hurtful, biting , tender , piercing , sharp , agonizing, agonising (UK), excruciating, smarting, grievous, stinging, stabbing, sensitive , irritated, irritable, uncomfortable , torturous, inflamed, burning
Antonyms:
comfortable , well , comforting, harmless , soothing , painless, innocuous, tickly, healed, cured, bearable, pain-free, anesthetized, light , mild , painkilling, recovered
Sense: Adjective: upsetting
Synonyms:
upsetting, worrying, depressing , disturbing , unpleasant , distasteful, grievous, saddening, sad , unhappy , difficult , discomforting, dismaying, bothersome, cheerless, regrettable, troubling, vexing, worrisome, wretched , cruel , crushing
Antonyms:
pleasant , pleasing, heartening, encouraging , uplifting , helpful , wonderful , delightful , nice , great , gratifying, welcome , calming, enjoyable

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