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When you work and earn money as a child, you need to be confident, but it can make you a bit precocious, and I think I was a bit of a pain for a while when I was young.
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Meaning of "pain" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD PAIN

From Old French peine, from Latin poena punishment, grief, from Greek poinē penalty.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF PAIN

pain  [peɪn] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF PAIN

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Pain is a verb and can also act as a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

The verb is the part of the sentence that is conjugated and expresses action and state of being.

See the conjugation of the verb pain in English.

WHAT DOES PAIN MEAN IN ENGLISH?

pain

Pain

Pain is an unpleasant feeling often caused by intense or damaging stimuli, such as stubbing a toe, burning a finger, putting alcohol on a cut, and bumping the "funny bone". The International Association for the Study of Pain's widely used definition states: "Pain is an unpleasant sensory and emotional experience associated with actual or potential tissue damage, or described in terms of such damage." Pain motivates the individual to withdraw from damaging situations, to protect a damaged body part while it heals, and to avoid similar experiences in the future. Most pain resolves promptly once the painful stimulus is removed and the body has healed, but sometimes pain persists despite removal of the stimulus and apparent healing of the body; and sometimes pain arises in the absence of any detectable stimulus, damage or disease. Pain is the most common reason for physician consultation in the United States. It is a major symptom in many medical conditions, and can significantly interfere with a person's quality of life and general functioning.

Definition of pain in the English dictionary

The first definition of pain in the dictionary is the sensation of acute physical hurt or discomfort caused by injury, illness, etc. Other definition of pain is emotional suffering or mental distress. Pain is also Also called: pain in the neck, pain in the arse a person or thing that is a nuisance.

CONJUGATION OF THE VERB TO PAIN

PRESENT

Present
I pain
you pain
he/she/it pains
we pain
you pain
they pain
Present continuous
I am paining
you are paining
he/she/it is paining
we are paining
you are paining
they are paining
Present perfect
I have pained
you have pained
he/she/it has pained
we have pained
you have pained
they have pained
Present perfect continuous
I have been paining
you have been paining
he/she/it has been paining
we have been paining
you have been paining
they have been paining
Present tense is used to refer to circumstances that exist at the present time or over a period that includes the present time. The present perfect refers to past events, although it can be considered to denote primarily the resulting present situation rather than the events themselves.

PAST

Past
I pained
you pained
he/she/it pained
we pained
you pained
they pained
Past continuous
I was paining
you were paining
he/she/it was paining
we were paining
you were paining
they were paining
Past perfect
I had pained
you had pained
he/she/it had pained
we had pained
you had pained
they had pained
Past perfect continuous
I had been paining
you had been paining
he/she/it had been paining
we had been paining
you had been paining
they had been paining
Past tense forms express circumstances existing at some time in the past,

FUTURE

Future
I will pain
you will pain
he/she/it will pain
we will pain
you will pain
they will pain
Future continuous
I will be paining
you will be paining
he/she/it will be paining
we will be paining
you will be paining
they will be paining
Future perfect
I will have pained
you will have pained
he/she/it will have pained
we will have pained
you will have pained
they will have pained
Future perfect continuous
I will have been paining
you will have been paining
he/she/it will have been paining
we will have been paining
you will have been paining
they will have been paining
The future is used to express circumstances that will occur at a later time.

CONDITIONAL

Conditional
I would pain
you would pain
he/she/it would pain
we would pain
you would pain
they would pain
Conditional continuous
I would be paining
you would be paining
he/she/it would be paining
we would be paining
you would be paining
they would be paining
Conditional perfect
I would have pain
you would have pain
he/she/it would have pain
we would have pain
you would have pain
they would have pain
Conditional perfect continuous
I would have been paining
you would have been paining
he/she/it would have been paining
we would have been paining
you would have been paining
they would have been paining
Conditional or "future-in-the-past" tense refers to hypothetical or possible actions.

IMPERATIVE

Imperative
you pain
we let´s pain
you pain
The imperative is used to form commands or requests.
NONFINITE VERB FORMS
Infinitive
to pain
Past participle
pained
Present Participle
paining
Infinitive shows the action beyond temporal perspective. The present participle or gerund shows the action during the session. The past participle shows the action after completion.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH PAIN


Bahrain
bɑːˈreɪn
brain
breɪn
campaign
kæmˈpeɪn
chain
tʃeɪn
contain
kənˈteɪn
domain
dəˈmeɪn
explain
ɪkˈspleɪn
gain
ɡeɪn
jane
dʒeɪn
lain
leɪn
lane
leɪn
main
meɪn
Maine
meɪn
maintain
meɪnˈteɪn
obtain
əbˈteɪn
plain
pleɪn
plane
pleɪn
rain
reɪn
remain
rɪˈmeɪn
sean
seɪn

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE PAIN

paillon
pain barrier
pain clinic
pain control
pain in the arse
pain in the neck
pain relief
Paine
pained
painful
painfully
painfulness
painim
painkiller
painkilling
painless
painlessly
painlessness
pains
painstaker

WORDS THAT END LIKE PAIN

again
ain
bargain
Britain
captain
certain
drain
ever and again
fountain
grain
Hussain
in the main
in the public domain
mountain
over again
retain
Spain
strain
terrain
train

Synonyms and antonyms of pain in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «PAIN»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «pain» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of pain

Translation of «pain» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF PAIN

Find out the translation of pain to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of pain from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «pain» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

dolor
570 millions of speakers

English

pain
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

दर्द
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

أَلَمٌ
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

боль
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

dor
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

ব্যথা
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

douleur
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Kesakitan
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Schmerz
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

痛み
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

고통
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Pain
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

sự đau đớn
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

வலி
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

वेदना
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Ağrı
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

dolore
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

ból
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

біль
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

durere
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

πόνος
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

pyn
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

smärta
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

smerte
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of pain

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «PAIN»

The term «pain» is very widely used and occupies the 2.875 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «PAIN» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «pain» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «pain» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about pain

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10 QUOTES WITH «PAIN»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word pain.
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Donna Air
When you work and earn money as a child, you need to be confident, but it can make you a bit precocious, and I think I was a bit of a pain for a while when I was young.
2
Nickolas Ashford
I've always loved the blues, ever since I was a kid. It has a depth to it that a lot of contemporary music doesn't have. It has pain and suffering in it, but funny stories, too. And it is built on storytelling, which is something I really love.
3
Paul Auster
We all die, we all get sick, we all feel hunger and lust and pain, and therefore human life is consistent from one generation to the other. We all - most of us, anyway - want connections with other people and spend our lives looking for them.
4
Kage Baker
Written and directed by French showman Georges Melies, 'Le Voyage' features one of the most indelible images in cinema history: the wounded Man in the Moon bleeding like a particularly runny Brie, grimacing in pain with a space capsule protruding from his right eye.
5
Pedro Calderon de la Barca
'Tis not where we lie, but whence we fell; the loss of heaven's the greatest pain in hell.
6
Joko Beck
Underneath our nice, friendly facades there is great unease. If I were to scratch below the surface of anyone I would find fear, pain, and anxiety running amok. We all have ways to cover them up. We overeat, over-drink, overwork; we watch too much television.
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James Belushi
I don't deal with death very well. My brother, John Candy, my dad, my mom, Brandon Tartikoff just a couple of weeks ago. I mean, you lose a lot of people in your life, and that's one thing I am constantly working on - pain management.
8
Marion Zimmer Bradley
A babe at the breast is as much pleasure as the bearing is pain.
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Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin
The first thing we become convinced of is that man is organized so as to be far more sensible of pain than of pleasure.
10
Harold Brodkey
Being ill like this combines shock - this time I will die - with a pain and agony that are unfamiliar, that wrench me out of myself.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «PAIN»

Discover the use of pain in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to pain and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Explain Pain: (Revised and Updated, 2nd Edition)
Explain Pain aims to give clinicians and people in pain the power to challenge pain and to consider new models for viewing what happens during pain.
David S Butler, G Lorimer Moseley, 2013
2
8 Steps to a Pain-free Back: Natural Posture Solutions for ...
Demonstrates the Gokhale method--a technique for alleviating back pain--using eight steps, and includes illustrations, exercises, and tips on how to deal with issues that might arise while learning each step.
Esther Gokhale, Susan Adams, 2008
3
Living Beyond Your Pain: Using Acceptance and Commitment ...
Using mindfulness-based techniques and cognitive behavioral tools, a leading expert on the use of acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT) teaches readers to transcend the experience of chronic pain by reconnecting with other, more valued ...
JoAnne Dahl, Tobias Lundgren, 2006
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Freedom from Pain: Discover Your Body's Power to Overcome ...
Provides practices for overcoming both physical and emotional pain by releasing negative feelings, gaining inner confidence, calming the body and more. Original.
Peter A. Levine, Maggie Phillips, 2012
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Heal Pelvic Pain: The Proven Stretching, Strengthening, and ...
The life-changing plan in this book gets to the root of your disorder with: A stretching, muscle-strengthening, and massage program you can do at home Guidelines on foods that will ease your discomfort Suggestions for stress- and pain ...
Amy Stein, 2008
6
Understanding Pain: Exploring the Perception of Pain
This is the kind of pain that fills pain clinics and makes life miserable. Cervero describes current research into the mysteries of chronic pain and efforts to develop more effective treatments.
Fernando Cervero, 2012
7
Acute Pain Management: Operative Or Medical Procedures and ...
Offers clinicians a collaborative, interdisciplinary approach to assess and manage pain, including input from the patient; aggressive use of both drug and non-drug therapies; assessment and frequent reassessment of the patient's pain; and a ...
Daniel B. Carr, Ada K. Jacox, 1997
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Black Pain: It Just Looks Like We're Not Hurting
It's time to recognize it and work through our trauma. In Black Pain, Terrie has inspired the famous and the ordinary to speak out and mental health professionals to offer solutions. The book is a mirror turned on you.
Terrie M. Williams, 2008
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The Problem of Pain
With his signature wealth of compassion and insight, C. S. Lewis offers answers to these crucial questions and shares his hope and wisdom to help heal a world hungry for a true understanding of human nature.
C. S. Lewis, 2009
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Healing Back Pain Naturally: The Mind-Body Program Proven to ...
A holistic approach to dealing with back pain explains how to use an all-natural program that combines mind-body techniques, specific stretching exercises, breathing techniques, diet and nutrition, and mental pain-coping strategies.
Art Brownstein, 2001

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «PAIN»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term pain is used in the context of the following news items.
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Metal Gear Solid 5 The Phantom Pain New Image Showcases Full …
This weekend Japanese video games journalist are taking part in the Metal Gear Solid 5 The Phantom Pain Boot Camp 2015. During the event ... «Geek Snack, Jul 15»
2
Poverty limits therapies for patients with chronic pain
Chronic pain plays no favorites — it crosses all cultural and socioeconomic circles — but the same is not true for getting that pain treated, ... «Minneapolis Star Tribune, Jul 15»
3
Seahawks WR Ricardo Lockette: 'I will never forget pain' of …
Berger: She's not there yet, but in this new NBA, Becky Hammon is starting to look like a real heading coaching candidate -- and it has nothing ... «CBSSports.com, Jul 15»
4
Exercise, healthy food prevents knee pain in adults with diabetes
White said that the analysis involved a group of 2,889 subjects, who reported no knee pain at baseline, but were at high risk due to obesity. «Zee News, Jul 15»
5
Agony, pain of a 7-year-old
It's worse than the Jeremiah Oliver case. The latest tragedy to befall a child under the watch of the state's child welfare agency reveals a truth ... «Boston Globe, Jul 15»
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26 years later, the pain of not knowing the answers remains
Carrie Moss' family said the teen grew up fast. At left is Carrie at 14, at right she is 15. (Cassidy Swanson/Union Leader correspondent). «The Union Leader, Jul 15»
7
All Blacks' 'Guzzler' breaks the pain barrier
Perhaps Brodie Retallick is one of those magical creatures who can convert pain into fuel for his big engine. Logic suggested the giant All ... «Stuff.co.nz, Jul 15»
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As I see it: The pain of others is no cure for our own ills
It seems that barely a week goes by without the media offering up a little invigorating shot of someone else's personal pain, just to make us feel ... «Belfast Telegraph, Jul 15»
9
Seeking relief from the pain
When I've caught my back problems early, I just need a few visits, some exercises to do at home, and I'm walking upright, pain-free, in a matter ... «Richmond Register, Jul 15»
10
Vigil for Lonzie Barton held Saturday night expresses hope amid pain
Juan Carlos Rodriguez, 5 puts a small green stuffed duck on the makeshift memorial for Lonzie Barton before the start of Saturday evening's ... «Florida Times-Union, Jul 15»

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