feel no pain

feel Nō pain
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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [feel noh peyn]
    • /fil noʊ peɪn/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [feel noh peyn]
    • /fil noʊ peɪn/

Definitions of feel no pain words

  • noun feel no pain physical suffering or distress, as due to injury, illness, etc. 1
  • noun feel no pain a distressing sensation in a particular part of the body: a back pain. 1
  • noun feel no pain mental or emotional suffering or torment: I am sorry my news causes you such pain. 1
  • noun feel no pain pains. laborious or careful efforts; assiduous care: Great pains have been taken to repair the engine perfectly. the suffering of childbirth. 1
  • noun feel no pain Informal. an annoying or troublesome person or thing. 1
  • verb with object feel no pain to cause physical pain to; hurt. 1

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Origin of feel no pain

First appearance:

before 1250
One of the 11% oldest English words
1250-1300; Middle English peine punishment, torture, pain < Old French < Latin poena penalty, pain < Greek poinḗ penalty

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Parts of speech for Feel no pain


feel no pain popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 96% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
Most Europeans know this English word. The frequency of it’s usage is somewhere between "mom" and "screwdriver".

feel no pain usage trend in Literature

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