painful sensation


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Noun1.painful sensation - a somatic sensation of acute discomfort; "as the intensity increased the sensation changed from tickle to pain"
somaesthesia, somatesthesia, somatic sensation, somesthesia - the perception of tactual or proprioceptive or gut sensations; "he relied on somesthesia to warn him of pressure changes"
mittelschmerz - pain in the area of the ovary that is felt at the time of ovulation (usually midway through the menstrual cycle)
phantom limb pain - pain felt by an amputee that seems to be located in the missing limb
twinge - a sharp stab of pain
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But at length a painful sensation drew them from their watchings.
Meanwhile, Maggie sat at her stall cold and trembling, with that painful sensation in the eyes which comes from resolutely repressed tears.
Catherine looked up, and instinctively raised her hand to her cheek: his neighbourhood revived a painful sensation.
It takes a good deal to daunt the New York dancing man, but the invasion of the floor by Bill and the Good Sport undoubtedly caused a profound and even painful sensation.
Now do they set forth how it will doubtless be remembered that some time back a painful sensation was created in the public mind by a case of mysterious death from opium occurring in the first floor of the house occupied as a rag, bottle, and general marine store shop, by an eccentric individual of intemperate habits, far advanced in life, named Krook; and how, by a remarkable coincidence, Krook was examined at the inquest, which it may be recollected was held on that occasion at the Sol's Arms, a well-conducted tavern immediately adjoining the premises in question on the west side and licensed to a highly respectable landlord, Mr.
They were fixed on me in half-smiling curiosity, and I felt a painful sensation as if a sharp wind were cutting me.
It would indeed give me most painful sensations to know that it were not in your power to receive me.
he kept repeating in despair, as he remembered the acutely painful sensations caused him by this quarrel.
She could not have supposed it in the power of any concurrence of circumstances to give her so many painful sensations on the first day of hearing of William's promotion.
Elizabeth's eyes were fixed on her with most painful sensations, and she watched her progress through the several stanzas with an impatience which was very ill rewarded at their close; for Mary, on receiving, amongst the thanks of the table, the hint of a hope that she might be prevailed on to favour them again, after the pause of half a minute began another.
The associated severe, painful sensation occurs with any pressure to the vulvar area, such as tampon insertion, the wearing of tight pants or bicycle riding and, with potential relief in sight, this touchy issue might just be easier to discuss.
If the patient felt a sudden painful sensation behind the eye that tells doctors that they are over-stretching the vessel with the balloon and they would immediately deflate the balloon, minimizing the damage.