Hence the quest for ten-year balance, and the promise of pain on every front except (of course) marginal tax rates.
The fast of the Ninth of Av is not intended to decry only past pain (though that too) but present political misdeeds.
On top of the pleasure (or pain), the clients who saw Mistress Carla received their own additional perks.
That sadness, and the sheer level of pain I was in almost paralyzed me, leaving me unable to take care of my home or my children.
It was a strong moment in the film as he gives Jake the role of leader and asks him to end his pain.
I had frequent backache and fearful headaches, blinding me with pain.
My very blood boiled in my veins, that such an one as he could give me pain.
From pain, cold, and damp, a feverish shivering shook his whole body.
"In truth, my father, I wished to avoid the pain of parting," rejoined Philæmon.
It had never occurred to her that this man could feel any pain.
late 13c., "punishment," especially for a crime; also "condition one feels when hurt, opposite of pleasure," from Old French peine "difficulty, woe, suffering, punishment, Hell's torments" (11c.), from Latin poena "punishment, penalty, retribution, indemnification" (in Late Latin also "torment, hardship, suffering"), from Greek poine "retribution, penalty, quit-money for spilled blood," from PIE *kwei- "to pay, atone, compensate" (see penal). The earliest sense in English survives in phrase on pain of death.
Phrase to give (someone) a pain "be annoying and irritating" is from 1908; localized as pain in the neck (1924) and pain in the ass (1934), though this last might have gone long unrecorded and be the original sense and the others euphemisms. Pains "great care taken (for some purpose)" is first recorded 1520s (in the singular in this sense, it is attested from c.1300). First record of pain-killer is from 1853.
c.1300, "to exert or strain oneself, strive; endeavor," from Old French pener (v.) "to hurt, cause pain," from peine, and from Middle English peine (n.); see pain (n.). Transitive meaning "cause pain; inflict pain" is from late 14c. That of "to cause sorrow, grief, or unhappiness" also is from late 14c. Related: Pained; paining.
An unpleasant sensation occurring in varying degrees of severity as a consequence of injury, disease, or emotional disorder.
One of the uterine contractions occurring in childbirth.