a somatic sensation of acute discomfort; "as the intensity increased the sensation changed from tickle to pain"
something or someone that causes trouble; a source of unhappiness; "washing dishes was a nuisance before we got a dish washer"; "a bit of a bother"; "he's not a friend, he's an infliction"
emotional distress; a fundamental feeling that people try to avoid; "the pain of loneliness"
a bothersome annoying person; "that kid is a terrible pain"
a symptom of some physical hurt or disorder; "the patient developed severe pain and distension"
cause bodily suffering to and make sick or indisposed
cause emotional anguish or make miserable; "It pains me to see my children not being taught well in school"
any unwanted and destructive insect or other animal that attacks food or crops or livestock etc.; "he sprayed the garden to get rid of pests"; "many pests have developed resistance to the common pesticides"
a persistently annoying person
any epidemic disease with a high death rate
a serious (sometimes fatal) infection of rodents caused by Yersinia pestis and accidentally transmitted to humans by the bite of a flea that has bitten an infected animal