Definition of "pained" []

  • Having or expressing pain or distress, esp mental or emotional distress (adjective)
  • In pain, especially in an emotional sense. (adjective) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

  • Simple past tense and past participle of pain. (verb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "pained" in a sentence
  • "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."