pain apin pian ipan aipn iapn pani apni pnai npai anpi napi pina ipna pnia npia inpa nipa ainp ianp anip naip inap niap
Note: these 'words' (valid or invalid) are all the permutations of the word pain. These words are obtained by scrambling the letters in pain.
Definitions and meaning of pain
From Middle Englishpeyne, payne, from Old French and Anglo-Normanpeine, paine, from Latinpoena(“punishment, pain”), from Ancient Greekποινή(poinḗ, “bloodmoney, weregild, fine, price paid, penalty”). Compare Danishpine, Norwegian Bokmålpine, GermanPein, Dutchpijn, Afrikaanspyn. See also pine (the verb). Displaced native Old English sār.
enPR: pʰān, IPA(key): /peɪn/
pain (countable and uncountable, pluralpains)
(countable and uncountable) An ache or bodily suffering, or an instance of this; an unpleasant sensation, resulting from a derangement of functions, disease, or injury by violence; hurt.
The greatest difficulty lies in treating patients with chronic pain.
I had to stop running when I started getting pains in my feet.
(uncountable) The condition or fact of suffering or anguish especially mental, as opposed to pleasure; torment; distress
In the final analysis, pain is a fact of life.
The pain of departure was difficult to bear.
(countable, from pain in the neck) An annoying person or thing.
Your mother is a right pain.
(uncountable, obsolete) Suffering inflicted as punishment or penalty.
You may not leave this room on pain of death.
(chiefly in the plural) Labour; effort; great care or trouble taken in doing something.
Adjectives often used with "pain": mild, moderate, severe, intense, excruciating, debilitating, acute, chronic, sharp, dull, burning, steady, throbbing, stabbing, spasmodic, etc.
(an annoying person or thing):pest
See also Thesaurus:pain
pain (third-person singular simple presentpains, present participlepaining, simple past and past participlepained)
(transitive) To hurt; to put to bodily uneasiness or anguish; to afflict with uneasy sensations of any degree of intensity; to torment; to torture.
The wound pained him.
(transitive) To render uneasy in mind; to disquiet; to distress; to grieve.
It pains me to say that I must let you go.
(transitive, obsolete) To inflict suffering upon as a penalty; to punish.
(obsolete, cooking) Any of various breads stuffed with a filling.
gammon pain; Spanish pain
pain in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.
pain in The Century Dictionary, The Century Co., New York, 1911.
pain at OneLook Dictionary Search
APNI, NIPA, PANI, nipa, pian, pina, piña
From Proto-Oceanic*papine, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian*babinahi, from Proto-Austronesian*bahi.
Malcolm Ross, Proto Oceanic and the Austronesian Languages of Western Melanesia, Pacific Linguistics, series C-98 (1988)
inflection of pai:
apin, pani, pian
From Old Frenchpain, from Latinpānis, pānem, possibly from Proto-Indo-European*peh₂-(“to feed, to graze”).
Homophones: pains, pin, pins, peint, peins
piece of bread
1830 Juvénal, Les Satires, translated into French verse by Barré de Jallais
Sa nudité déplaît, sa détresse importune, / Et tous les jours, hélas ! à tout le monde en vain / Il demande une chambre, un habit et du pain.
His nudity embarrasses, his distress importunes, / And all the days, alas! to everyone in vain / He ask a bedroom, clothes and foods.