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stab

 (stăb)
v. stabbed, stab·bing, stabs
v.tr.
1. To pierce or wound with or as if with a pointed weapon.
2. To plunge (a pointed weapon or instrument) into something.
3. To make a thrusting or poking motion at or into: stabbed the air with his fingers.
v.intr.
1. To thrust with or as if with a pointed weapon: stabbed at the food with her fork.
2. To inflict a wound with or as if with a pointed weapon.
n.
1. A thrust with a pointed weapon or instrument.
2. A wound inflicted with or as if with a pointed weapon.
3. A sudden piercing pain.
4. An attempt; a try: made a stab at the answer.
Idiom:
stab (someone) in the back
To harm (someone) by treachery or betrayal of trust.

[Middle English stabben.]

stab′ber n.

stabbing

(ˈstæbɪŋ)
n
the act or an instance of someone being injured with a sharp pointed instrument, esp a knife
adj
painful or piercing as if caused by a sharp instrument

stab•bing

(ˈstæb ɪŋ)

adj.
1. penetrating; piercing: a stabbing pain.
2. emotionally wounding.
[1590–1600]
stab′bing•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.stabbing - causing physical or especially psychological injury; "a stabbing remark"; "wounding and false charges of disloyalty"
harmful - causing or capable of causing harm; "too much sun is harmful to the skin"; "harmful effects of smoking"
2.stabbing - painful as if caused by a sharp instrument; "a cutting wind"; "keen winds"; "knifelike cold"; "piercing knifelike pains"; "piercing cold"; "piercing criticism"; "a stabbing pain"; "lancinating pain"
sharp - keenly and painfully felt; as if caused by a sharp edge or point; "a sharp pain"; "sharp winds"

stabbing

adjective sharp, shooting, violent, acute, severe, fierce, piercing, excruciating, gut-wrenching He was struck by a stabbing pain in his midriff.

stabbing

adjective
Marked by severity or intensity:
Translations
شَديد الوَخْز
bodavý
jagende
lancinantpoignardagepoignardement
szúró
stingandi
bodavý
anî ve bıçak gibi

stabbing

[ˈstæbɪŋ]
A. N (= incident) → apuñalamiento m
B. ADJ [pain, ache] → punzante

stabbing

[ˈstæbɪŋ]
n
There's been a stabbing → Quelqu'un a été attaqué à coups de couteau.
adj [pain, ache] → lancinant(e)

stabbing

adj painstechend; fear, memorydurchdringend; stabbing incidentMesserstecherei f

stabbing

[ˈstæbɪŋ]
1. n there's been a stabbingc'è stato un accoltellamento
2. adj (pain, ache) → lancinante

stab

(stab) past tense, past participle stabbed verb
to wound or pierce with a pointed instrument or weapon. He stabbed him (through the heart / in the chest) with a dagger.
noun
an act of stabbing or a piercing blow.
ˈstabbing adjective
(of pain etc) very acute as though caused by a stab. He complained of a stabbing pain just before he collapsed.
stab (someone) in the back
to act treacherously towards (someone).

stabbing

adj (pain) punzante
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