Painful Definition

pānfəl
adjective
painfuller
Full of or suffering with pain; aching.
A painful finger.
Webster's New World
Causing pain; hurting; distressing.
Webster's New World
Distressing or embarrassing.
A painful silence followed his remark.
American Heritage
Requiring trouble and care; exacting and difficult.
Webster's New World
Annoying or tedious.
A long, painful lecture.
Webster's New World
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Other Word Forms of Painful

Adjective

Base Form:
painful
Comparative:
painfuller

Origin of Painful

  • From pain +"Ž -ful.

    From Wiktionary

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