Definitions

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  • adj. Full of pangs.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Full of pangs.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Full of pangs; tortured; suffering.

Etymologies

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pang +‎ -ful

Examples

  • More he would have said; but, overwhelmed with grief and infirmity, he bowed his head upon his pangful bosom, endeavouring to hide from the sight of the hardened Mowbray, who just then entered the room, those tears which he could not restrain.

    Clarissa Harlowe

  • The cool wind still blew like whispered consolation for a great, a pangful loss, but it could not soften the hard hearts of those who had stood with lips to the fountain of life and been denied.

    Trail's End

  • Forfeited soon in the pangful surrender to Sense and to Sorrow!

    The Stranger at the Gate

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