HyperDic: stinging

English > 2 senses of the word stinging:
NOUNstatestinging, stinga kind of pain
ADJECTIVEallstinging, cutting, edged(of speech) harsh or hurtful in tone or character
stinging > pronunciation
Soundsstih'ngihng
Rhymesabducting ... zoning: 2044 rhymes with ihng...
English > stinging: 2 senses > adjective 1
Meaning(of speech) harsh or hurtful in tone or character.
Example "a stinging comment"
Synonymscutting, edged
Broaderunkindlacking kindness
Spanishcortante, incisivo, mordaz, punzante, severo
Catalancoent, incisiu, mordaç, punxant, sever
English > stinging: 2 senses > noun 1, state
MeaningA kind of pain; something as sudden and painful as being stung / stung / stung.
Example "he felt the stinging of nettles"
Synonymsting
Broaderpain, hurtingA symptom of some physical hurt or disorder
Verbsstingcause an emotional pain, as if by stinging
stingcause a stinging pain

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