Synonyms for painfulness

Synonyms for (noun) painfulness

Synonyms: painfulness, distressingness

Definition: the quality of being painful

Usage: she feared the painfulness of childbirth

Similar words: quality

Definition: an essential and distinguishing attribute of something or someone

Usage: the quality of mercy is not strained--Shakespeare

Synonyms: pain, painfulness

Definition: emotional distress; a fundamental feeling that people try to avoid

Usage: the pain of loneliness

Similar words: feeling

Definition: the experiencing of affective and emotional states

Usage: she had a feeling of euphoria; he had terrible feelings of guilt; I disliked him and the feeling was mutual

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