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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
References in classic literature ?
It cost her a pang even to think of giving up the little treasures which in her eyes were as precious as the old lady's jewels.
Her mind began to review the loneliness of her childhood and she remembered with a pang the sharp new loneli- ness that had just come to her.
Edna experienced a pang of jealousy because he had written to his mother rather than to her.
Consider," continued Cora, after a pause, during which she seemed to struggle with a pang even more acute than any that her fears had excited, "that the worst to us can be but death; a tribute that all must pay at the good time of God's appointment.
For some reason or other, not very easy to analyze, there had hardly been so bitter a pang in all her previous misery about the matter as what thrilled Hepzibah's heart on overhearing the above conversation.
I know not that l especially needed the lesson, either in the way of warning or rebuke; but at any rate, I learned it thoroughly: nor, it gives me pleasure to reflect, did the truth, as it came home to my perception, ever cost me a pang, or require to be thrown off in a sigh.
It had been promptly given me, I have noted, to face that mystery without a pang.
In an instant's compass, great hearts sometimes condense to one deep pang, the sum total of those shallow pains kindly diffused through feebler men's whole lives.
If it must be told, the thing that struck a deeper pang to his heart than anything else was the daily increasing maturity of the child's mind and feelings.
I was right; but she had stood by me most helpfully in the castle, and had mightily supported and reinforced me with gigantic foolishnesses which were worth more for the occasion than wisdoms double their size; so I thought she had earned a right to work her mill for a while, if she wanted to, and I felt not a pang when she started it up:
It cost me something of a pang to lose that fine sight, but I lived down the desire, a nd gained in my self-respect through the triumph.
When the forenoon was nearly gone, she recognized with a pang that this most splendid episode of her life was almost over, that nothing could prolong it, that nothing quite its equal could ever fall to her fortune again.