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Meaning of PANG

Pronunciation:  pang

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  sudden sharp painful emotion; "pangs of regret" or"twinges of conscience"
  2. [n]  a sharp spasm of pain
  3. [n]  a mental pain or distress; "a pang of conscience"
 

PANG is a 4 letter word that starts with P.

 

 Synonyms: sting, twinge
 
 See Also: afterpains, birth pangs, guilt pang, hurting, labor pains, labour pains, pain, pain, painfulness

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Pang\, n. [Prob. for older prange. Cf. {Prong}.]
    A paroxysm of extreme pain or anguish; a sudden and
    transitory agony; a throe; as, the pangs of death.
    
    Syn: Agony; anguish; distress. See {Agony}.
    
    
  2. \Pang\, v. t.
    To torture; to cause to have great pain or suffering; to
    torment. [R.] --Shak.
    
    
 
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