Origin of pang
Examples from the Web for pangs
Exploring the pangs of this tumultuous relationship is what most attracted Kent to this project.‘The Babadook’ Is the Best (and Most Sincere) Horror Movie of the Year|Samuel Fragoso|November 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Nostalgic pangs aside, it would also be a semi-admittance by LeBron that he made a mistake way back when.Where Free Agent LeBron James Will Take His Talents Next|Robert Silverman|June 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Even the most astute observer of the healthiest lifestyle can fall victim to the pangs of weather-related headaches.Why Everything from Frigid Temperatures to Lightning Can Induce Migraines|Caitlin Dickson|January 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
So when the pangs of “twist” (hunger) make Oliver ask for more, Mr. Limkins predicts “that boy will be hung” (will “twist”).
The book also captures all the pangs the editor of a letter collection encounters.
With nothing that could be done, he felt no pangs in idleness.The Lone Ranger Rides|Fran Striker
For she felt pride, pangs as real as the pangs of childbirth.Step IV|Rosel George Brown
You don't know what it is to endure the pangs of Tantalus, to have a perpetual hunger at your heart that can never be satisfied.Portia|Duchess
We ate fiddle heads, grapes and even the leaves of trees to allay the pangs of hunger.First History of New Brunswick|Peter Fisher
The sixth day brings with it increased suffering, although the pangs of hunger are lost in an overpowering languor and sickness.
British Dictionary definitions for pangs
Word Origin for pang
Word Origin and History for pangs
1520s, "sudden physical pain," of unknown origin, perhaps related to prong (prongys of deth is recorded from mid-15c.). Reference to mental or emotional pain is from 1560s. Related: Pangs.