Definition Of paining

verb

cause mental or physical pain to.

it pains me to say this

Example Of paining

  • As much as it pains me to admit this, I too was a teenager once.

  • As she grasped hold of a rail, her mind seemed to haze as her wounds were pained by every push and shove.

  • Having dominated the TV ratings and achieved commercial success, he is now looking to projects that have some artistic weight - although it pains him slightly to say this.

  • He looked fine, but it was obvious that he was wincing as he walked and that his right leg was paining him.

  • He was pained by the abject poverty and the trouble women had to undergo to fetch water for the families.


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