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Definition of pain barrier in English:
The state of greatest pain, especially during physical exertion, beyond which the pain diminishes: marathon runners go through the pain barrier
More example sentences
- She pushes her body beyond the pain barrier every day.
- You have to push yourself beyond the pain barrier.
- At the finish, after going far beyond the pain barrier, he seemed absolutely shattered but his was a mind over body triumph.
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