feel no pain

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feel no pain

Be intoxicated, as in After six beers he was feeling no pain. This expression alludes to being oblivious to pain because of the consumption of a large amount of liquor. [Slang; mid-1900s]

The American Heritage® Dictionary of Idioms by Christine Ammer.
Copyright © 1997. Published by Houghton Mifflin.
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