Definitions for wince

Definitions for (noun) wince

Main entry: flinch, wince

Definition: a reflex response to sudden pain

Main entry: wince

Definition: the facial expression of sudden pain

Definitions for (verb) wince

Main entry: wince

Definition: make a face indicating disgust or dislike

Usage: She winced when she heard his pompous speech

Main entry: cringe, wince, squinch, shrink, flinch, funk, quail, recoil

Definition: draw back, as with fear or pain

Usage: she flinched when they showed the slaughtering of the calf

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