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- adj. In pain, especially in an emotional sense.
- v. Simple past tense and past participle of pain.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Made to suffer mental pain.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Having pain; indicating pain; as, a pained expression.
- An obsolete form of paned.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. hurt or upset
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He looked away, wincing, as if just saying your name pained him.
Gabriela, Gabriela—even the thought of her name pained him, and why so intensely?
Ayelborne looked on, his expression pained from witnessing the destruction and death.
When she nodded, he held his hand over his chest, his expression pained.
Halfway across the courtyard, Volger brought Alek to a sudden halt, his expression pained.
By the end of the conversation, his grandmother had instructed Anne Marie to call her Nonna, and Marco was standing with his arms crossed, his expression pained.
Though stoutly mittened, my fingers were cold, and they pained from the grip on the steering-oar.
Michael Ivanovich sighed -- the word pained him; but mastering himself at once, he answered with a tired smile.
Sumner could only wait in pained surprise for her to continue.
It was in a poem I remembered, a poem whose title pained me into glancing farther.
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