growing pains


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grow·ing pains

(grō′ĭng)
pl.n.
1. Pains in the limbs and joints of children or adolescents, often attributed to rapid growth but arising from various unrelated causes.
2. Emotional difficulties that occur during adolescence.
3. Problems that arise in the initiation or enlargement of an enterprise.

growing pains

pl n
1. (Pathology) pains in muscles or joints sometimes experienced by children during a period of unusually rapid growth
2. difficulties besetting a new enterprise in its early stages

grow′ing pains`


n.pl.
1. dull, quasi-rheumatic pains of varying degree in the limbs during childhood and adolescence, often popularly associated with the process of growing.
2. emotional difficulties experienced during adolescence and preadulthood.
3. difficulties attending a new project or rapid development of an existing project.
[1800–10]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.growing pains - pain in muscles or joints sometimes experienced by children and often attributed to rapid growth
hurting, pain - a symptom of some physical hurt or disorder; "the patient developed severe pain and distension"
2.growing pains - emotional distress arising during adolescence
painfulness, pain - emotional distress; a fundamental feeling that people try to avoid; "the pain of loneliness"
3.growing pains - problems that arise in enlarging an enterprise (especially in the early stages)
trouble, problem - a source of difficulty; "one trouble after another delayed the job"; "what's the problem?"
Translations

growing pains

pl (Med) → Wachstumsschmerzen pl; (fig)Kinderkrankheiten pl, → Anfangsschwierigkeiten pl

growing pains

nplproblemi mpl della crescita (fig) (of organization) → problemi di avviamento

grow·ing pains

n., pl. los llamados dolores de crecimiento quejas por niños y adolescentes de las articulaciones atribuidas al crecimiento y otras causas.

growing pains

npl dolores mpl de crecimiento, dolores de las piernas que ocurren en algunos niños durante el crecimiento
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