Definition of pained in English:

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pained

Pronunciation: /pānd/

adjective

Affected with pain, especially mental pain; hurt or troubled: a pained expression came over his face Susan looked pained
More example sentences
  • Just as he moved his wrist a shooting pain engulfed his whole hand, bringing out a pained expression on his face.
  • I asked him innocently, mentally shoving down the pained expression that tried to break through.
  • A pained expression lit his face and grabbed his head in pain.
Synonyms
upset, hurt, wounded, injured, insulted, offended, aggrieved, displeased, disgruntled, annoyed, angered, angry, cross, indignant, irritated, resentful
informal riled, miffed, aggravated, peeved, teed off, ticked off, sore

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Syllabification: pained

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