Origin of pang
Examples from the Web for pang
If Barack Obama—or any of his other senior aides—felt a pang about the departure of Axe and Gibbs, they did not show it.No Drama Obama’s Dramatic 2012 Reelection Campaign|Richard Wolffe|September 12, 2013|DAILY BEAST
I felt a pang of shame—it was time to take my sons to Africa.Peter Godwin on How to Take Your Kids on an African Safari|Condé Nast Traveler|June 4, 2013|DAILY BEAST
As he moved into view, he must have felt a pang of anxiety, even fear.
It is impossible to watch the 'fillers' at work without feeling a pang of envy for their toughness.
Viewers catching up with The Julian Assange Show may now experience a reality-TV buzz followed by a pang of anxiety.
But the moment you let it flag, she is capable of dropping you without a pang.Eugene Pickering|Henry James
As she wheeled round again to her task it was not without a pang of wholly impersonal envy at so beautiful a tribute.The Street Called Straight|Basil King
A pang of peculiar anguish seized him, as the mental picture flashed with the speed of light and vanished.The Bright Messenger|Algernon Blackwood
It gave me a pang, nevertheless, that the grave should thus have closed upon him before I had seen his fair little face again.The Uncollected Writings of Thomas de Quincey, Vol. 2|Thomas de Quincey
Whirlwind would give his life, if it would save the antelope a pang of sorrow or grief.The American Family Robinson|D. W. Belisle