Yes, your grandfather has the hook safe in the pit of his stomach along with all the others, and it is paining him dreadfully.
Often he cursed himself as a wretch for paining that pure and noble heart.
Then there is no longer a sting in death, or thorn in the flesh, capable of paining or hurting any more.
She sought the reason of this departure which was paining her.
And I've pained you; and you bet I'll go on paining you all the time!
Audrey, my child, at the risk of paining you, I must say one word.
As we grew older we grew afraid of paining her with questions.
His eyes shut tight suddenly, as if his wound was paining him.
Several quills fastened themselves in the dog's soft and tender nose and there they stayed, paining him unbearably.
The Csar's wound was paining him, and he required the care of his daughter.
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.