Nouns (2)

stinging, sting
n. a kind of pain; something as sudden and painful as being stung; "the sting of death"; "he felt the stinging of nettles"

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Adjectives (4)

stinging, smarting, burning
adj. (painful)
stinging
adj. (of speech) harsh or hurtful in tone or character; "cutting remarks"; "edged satire"; "a stinging comment"

Fuzzynyms (1)

corrosive
adj. spitefully sarcastic; "corrosive cristism"

Synonyms (27)

achy, aching
adj. causing a dull and steady pain; "my aching head"; "her old achy joints"
afflictive, distressing, distressful, grievous
adj. causing misery or pain or distress; "it was a sore trial to him"; "the painful process of growing up"
agonised, agonized
adj. expressing pain or agony; "agonized screams"
arduous
adj. difficult to accomplish; demanding considerable mental effort and skill; "the arduous work of preparing a dictionary"
galled, chafed
adj. painful from having the skin abraded
tender, sore, sensitive, raw
adj. hurting; "the tender spot on his jaw"
poignant
adj. keenly distressing to the mind or feelings; "poignant anxiety"
wrenching, racking
adj. causing great physical or mental suffering; "a wrenching pain"
saddle-sore
adj. (of a rider) sore after riding a horse
traumatic
adj. psychologically painful;"few experiences are more traumatic than losing a child";

Antonyms (1)

stingless
adj. without a sting

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