tic douloureux love

Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. See trigeminal neuralgia.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Trigeminal neuralgia.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Neuralgia in the face; face ague. See under Face.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A severe form of facial neuralgia; prosopalgia.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. intense paroxysmal neuralgia along the trigeminal nerve

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

French : tic, tic + douloureux, painful.

Examples

    Sorry, no example sentences found.

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.

  • "The pretty book was called An Account of the Means by which Admiral Henry has Cured the Rheumatism, a Tendency to Gout, the Tic Douloureux, the Cramp, and other disorders; and by which a Cataract in the Eye was removed, and Stephen was looking at the pictures while Polly... played some variations on a theme by Pergolesi..."

    --Patrick O'Brian, The Letter of Marque, 26

    February 27, 2008