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pained

[ peynd ]
/ peɪnd /
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adjective
hurt; injured.
showing or expressing distress, anguish, or resentment: a pained look in reply to a sarcastic remark.
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Origin of pained

Middle English word dating back to 1300–50; see origin at pain, -ed2

OTHER WORDS FROM pained

o·ver·pained, adjectiveun·pained, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for pained

pained
/ (peɪnd) /

adjective
having or expressing pain or distress, esp mental or emotional distressa pained expression
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