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Definition of "painfulness" []

  • The state or quality of being painful, of causing pain. (noun)
  • The state or quality of being tedious, of requiring great care. (noun)

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Use "painfulness" in a sentence
  • "Last summer, when I was asked to join a "Kalachakra" -- a circle-of-life pilgrimage, this one actually where Prince Siddhartha discovered the realities of the world under the Bodhi Tree and abdicated his throne to try to show people a way to deal with life's painfulness, disease and death among them -- I jumped at the chance."
  • "From Variety.com: "I would not be able to get through life had I not been able to view its painfulness in a comedic way," he once told a reporter."
  • "Dr. Duncan further explains that the regular insertion of a feeding tube damages the birds 'esophagi, which exacerbates the painfulness of each force feeding, and that "[t] he birds' obesity will lead to myriad other problems from skeletal disorders to difficulties in coping with heat stress, and all of which are accompanied by feelings of malaise. ""