verb (used with object), lan·ci·nat·ed, lan·ci·nat·ing.
Words nearby lancinate
Origin of lancinate
OTHER WORDS FROM lancinatelan·ci·na·tion, noun
Examples from the Web for lancinating
The abdominal pain is of a tearing, lancinating, sometimes colicky character.
The lancinating pain of doubt passed away, and she remained thinking of the impossibility of bearing any longer with the life.Vain Fortune|George Moore
Hal felt a swift sting, a burning, lancinating pain in his right pectoral muscle.Cursed|George Allan England
Perhaps never before, only once in any case, did I experience an excitement so lancinating as I experienced that day.Memoirs of My Dead Life|George Moore
The intensity of suffering ranges from a dull heavy pain to one which is acute and lancinating.