“It pained him,” Gaspin said about convincing his boss, Jeff Zucker, that Leno needed to move.
His bassy, back-of-the-throat syllables are straighter and sexier; his yowls are more pointed and pained.
A pained Gallo makes it clear who he thinks the real victims are when he cries “why they want to see us suffer?”
But nonetheless Clapper still is pained at all the secrets he has seen revealed.
And though the camera never turns to the fallen woman, the microphone nonetheless captures her pained moans and groans.
She worried over Eleanore out of genuine affection: it pained her to know that she could no longer admire Eleanore.
He was ever conscious of self-defence on her side, of pained drawing back on his.
"It matters not now, dear Ernest," I cried, pained by the torturing sighs that spoke the depth of his remorse.
The girl gave a cry, half of pained remembrance, half of pleasure.
"All right," he said bluffly, turning away, yet conscious of a tiny hurt of pained surprise.
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.