pained pained  /ˈpeɪnd/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) hurt or upset

Usage(s):

  1. Before long my writing life migrated to the keyboard, and my handwriting began its steady decline to the pained, barely legible scrawl that it is today.
  2. His pained, brooding, utterly irresistible gaze says, I have depths you don't want to dive in.
  3. Above all, I am, if not angered, then still pained by a war that the land of my birth waged against itself.

News

  1. 8-year-old boy perishes in lake

    COOS BAY — Families watched visibly pained Monday afternoon as divers and rescue personnel searched for an 8-year-old who disappeared underwater at Upper Empire Lakes.
    on June 18, 2013     Source: The World

  2. Divers recover boy's body in Empire Lakes

    COOS BAY — Families watched visibly pained Monday afternoon as divers and rescue personnel searched for an 8-year-old who disappeared underwater at Upper Empire Lakes.
    on June 18, 2013     Source: The World

  3. A boxer's quandary: Do I want my son to follow my footsteps into the ring?

    Prize fighter Mike McCallum would hold his 1-year-old son on his shoulder, as the boy’s bowed legs, wrapped in plastic braces, dangled in front of him. He feared that his boy would never follow him into the ring. The sight pained the father, a hall of famer known back in the day as the Body Snatcher. Would his own son's body grow into that of a prize fighter?
    on June 16, 2013     Source: Las Vegas Sun

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Quotes

  1. The judge's "right arm sweeps over his left shoulder and I know he's about to let loose with an extremely clever or pained metaphor," Bergeron said, comparing himself to a batter "waiting for a good pitch."
    on Nov 13, 2007 By: Tom Bergeron Source: Washington Post

  2. Snow said al-Maliki told Bush that Iraqi leaders were "pained at the filming."
    on Jan 3, 2007 By: Nouri al-Maliki Source: International Herald Tribune

  3. "I look into the pained eyes of Shalit's family and feel the pain with them," Netanyahu said during the speech. "I also look into the eyes of hundreds of families who have been hurt by terror and feel their pain. In the same breath, I think...
    on Jul 1, 2010 By: Benjamin Netanyahu Source: Ynetnews

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