painful (Meaning)

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painful (a)

causing physical or psychological pain

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painful (s)

causing misery or pain or distress

exceptionally bad or displeasing

causing physical discomfort

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painful (a.)

Full of pain; causing uneasiness or distress, either physical or mental; afflictive; disquieting; distressing.

Requiring labor or toil; difficult; executed with laborious effort; as a painful service; a painful march.

Painstaking; careful; industrious.

painful Sentence Examples

  1. The injury to her leg was so painful that she could barely walk.
  2. The chemotherapy treatments were extremely painful, leaving her body weak and aching.
  3. The memory of the accident still brings up painful emotions within her.
  4. The rejection from her loved one left a deep and painful scar on her heart.
  5. The realization of his mistake was a painful lesson that he will never forget.
  6. The financial situation created a painful burden that weighed heavily on their minds.
  7. The constant headaches were a recurring and painful nuisance that interfered with her daily life.
  8. The surgery was a necessary but painful procedure that brought temporary discomfort for long-term relief.
  9. The loss of her job was a painful blow that shook her sense of stability and security.
  10. The decision to leave her hometown was a painful one, but it was ultimately for the best.

FAQs About the word painful

causing physical or psychological pain, causing misery or pain or distress, exceptionally bad or displeasing, causing physical discomfortFull of pain; causing u

sore, aching, hurting, nasty, agonizing, excruciating, afflictive, achy, swollen, injurious

painless, remedial, remedial, healing, helping, helping, healing, painless, indolent, curative

The injury to her leg was so painful that she could barely walk.

The chemotherapy treatments were extremely painful, leaving her body weak and aching.

The memory of the accident still brings up painful emotions within her.

The rejection from her loved one left a deep and painful scar on her heart.