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pang

 (păng)
n.
1. A sudden sharp bodily pain: hunger pangs. See Synonyms at pain.
2. A sudden sharp feeling of emotional distress: a pang of guilt.
intr.v. panged, pang·ing, pangs
1. To feel sharp bodily pains.
2. To feel pangs of distress.

[Origin unknown.]

pang

(pæŋ)
n
a sudden brief sharp feeling, as of loneliness, physical pain, or hunger
[C16: variant of earlier prange, of Germanic origin]

pang

(pæŋ)

n.
1. a sudden feeling of mental or emotional distress: a pang of guilt.
2. a sudden, brief, and sharp pain: the pangs of childbirth.
[1495–1505; orig. uncertain]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.pang - a sudden sharp feelingpang - a sudden sharp feeling; "pangs of regret"; "she felt a stab of excitement"; "twinges of conscience"
feeling - the experiencing of affective and emotional states; "she had a feeling of euphoria"; "he had terrible feelings of guilt"; "I disliked him and the feeling was mutual"
guilt pang - pangs of feeling guilty
2.pang - a mental pain or distress; "a pang of conscience"
hurting, pain - a symptom of some physical hurt or disorder; "the patient developed severe pain and distension"
3.pang - a sharp spasm of pain
hurting, pain - a symptom of some physical hurt or disorder; "the patient developed severe pain and distension"
birth pangs, labor pains, labour pains - a regularly recurrent spasm of pain that is characteristic of childbirth
afterpains - pains felt by a woman after her baby is born; associated with contractions of the uterus

pang

noun
1. pain, stab, sting, stitch, ache, wrench, prick, spasm, twinge, throe (rare) I felt a pang in my heart as I greeted him.
2. twinge, stab, prick, spasm, qualm, gnawing She felt a pang of guilt about the way she was treating him.

pang

noun
A sensation of physical discomfort occurring as the result of disease or injury:
Informal: misery.
verb
To have or cause a feeling of physical pain or discomfort:
Translations
ألَم مُفاجئ
bodavá bolestsvírání
jagsting
nyilalló fájás
stingur
aštrus skausmas
pēkšņas asas sāpes
bodavá bolesťzvieranie
şiddetli ağrı

pang

[pæŋ] N
1. (= pain) → punzada f
pangs of childbirthdolores mpl de parto
pangs of hunger; hunger pangsdolores mpl de hambre
2. (fig) I felt a pang of conscienceme remordió la conciencia
to feel a pang of remorsesentir remordimiento

pang

[ˈpæŋ] npincement m au cœur
a pang of jealousy → un pincement de jalousie
a pang of regret → un pincement de regret
a pang of remorse → un accès de remords
pangs of conscience → des accès de mauvaise conscience
to feel a pang of guilt → ressentir une pointe de culpabilité
hunger pangs → fringale f

pang

n pang of conscienceGewissensbisse pl; I felt a pang of conscienceich hatte Gewissensbisse; a pang of jealousyein Eifersuchtsanfall m; a pang of regretein Anfall mvon Bedauern; pangs of hungerquälender Hunger; pangs of childbirth (old)Geburtswehen pl

pang

[pæŋ] n a pang of guilt/sadnessun senso di colpa/tristezza
without a pang → senza rimpianti
the pangs of hunger → i morsi della fame
to feel pangs of remorse → essere torturato/a dal rimorso

pang

(pӕŋ) noun
a sudden sharp pain. a pang of hunger/grief/regret.

pang

n. dolor agudo penetrante.

pang

n punzada, dolor breve y agudo; hunger — punzada de hambre
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