Translation of pain in Spanish:


dolor, n.

Pronunciation /peɪn//peɪn/


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    dolor masculine
    she was in great pain sentía mucho dolor
    • I'm in constant pain siento dolor permanentemente
    • to cry out in / with pain gritar de dolor
    • to ease the pain calmar el dolor
    • I've got a pain in my leg me duele la pierna
    • stomach/chest pains dolores de estómago/de pecho
    • to be feeling no pain estar como una cuba
    • Too much rest, or attempts to shield the injured part of your back when you move for fear of pain or making the injury worse, may hinder recovery.
    • She is recovering at home from her injuries but still suffers pain when lifted, according to her family.
    • She said: ‘His wife suffered chest pains and whiplash injuries.’
    • She was feeling the limits of her body and the pain of her wounds more surely than she could ever remember.
    • Since the accident at 12, my life had dissolved into pain, illness, weakness and exhaustion.
    • The first sign of decay may be a sensation of pain when eating something sweet, very cold or very hot.
    • One of his lawyers said the singer was still in pain from a back injury and would rest through the weekend.
    • Fibromyalgia is a chronic musculoskeletal illness of wide-spread pain and profound fatigue.
    • But he has been left in agonising pain with serious injuries to his back, head and legs.
    • Her son Sean was born with a serious genetic disorder which means, among other things, that he can't feel physical pain.
    • I'd like to think he wouldn't have left us if he hadn't also been in physical pain.
    • The accident dissolved my life into illness, weakness, pain and exhaustion, cold and hunger.
    • She was in constant pain and her physical movements were restricted.
    • Some of the people in the elders' ward are obviously in physical pain.
    • She added as an ex-nurse she believed it was hard to find the cause of pain or injury without an examination.
    • But he did not feel hungry because he was in such pain from his injuries and could only concentrate on trying to get out.
    • They endure physical pain and the constant possibility of a career-ending injury.
    • Dr Tynan claims he has suffered extreme pain due to the injury which he blames on the negligence of the hotel.
    • Mr McLean said his illness caused pain and confusion for his family, friends and himself.
    • Patients and their physicians are familiar with acute pain or pain caused by injury.
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    dolor masculine
    pena feminine
    the divorce caused me a lot of pain sufrí mucho con el divorcio
    • it takes the pain out of accounting hace más fácil la contabilidad
    • We are not saying that feelings of sadness and pain over the loss of life is inappropriate.
    • And we should champion policies that increase the ranks of the former while alleviating the pain suffered by the latter.
    • She appeared to be in a great deal of physical and emotional pain, and her face was still so young and pristine.
    • Of that sum £135,000 was in respect of pain, suffering and loss of amenity.
    • This vandalism has caused much distress and pain to the families of those whose graves were destroyed.
    • For example, I was in a great deal of confusion, distress and pain over the weekend.
    • What is it that makes us think we have the right to view other people's pain, loss and grief?
    • The pain from my injuries disappeared as emotional pain caused by my actions took hold.
    • Since being refused compensation Rosie has appealed and applied for a payment based on the family's pain and suffering.
    • It was also to remember her journey through pain, sorrow, loss and deprivation.
    • However, I think these guys are mixing up physical pain and psychological pain.
    • What was emotional pain was now becoming physical pain and getting worse by the day.
    • Apart from my heart was swelling so much I thought it may explode, all my mental pain was gone.
    • More recently forms of aversion therapy and mental pain have been recognized in many psychiatric procedures.
    • I was so used to emotional pain right now that I hadn't known physical pain could be just as bad.
    • Being with people we don't like gives us pain; mainly emotional but it could be physical pain too.
    • But forcing everyone to take part in research would bring substantial pain and distress for some people.
    • The Special Adjudicator was right to consider whether it amounted to severe mental pain and suffering.
    • The pain of loss and grief of the relatives of those killed has been widely covered and is sometimes too painful to bare.
    • The family is in pain or in distress, and the therapist is called upon to help them and to find a way out of their dilemma.
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    as preposition on pain of sth/-ing bajo / so pena de algo/+ inf

transitive verb

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    it pains me to see that … me duele / me apena / me da pena ver que …
    • She seemed okay with the direction of the conversation, but it looked as if something physically pained her.
    • I have always tried to keep up my existing friendship networks, and it really pains me to realise that perhaps I don't have much in common with my old friends anymore.
    • It physically pains me to give away the money which makes me feel comfortable and stable in this life.
    • He looked fine, but it was obvious that he was wincing as he walked and that his right leg was paining him.
    • They had to find a way to get help - especially for Scott whose hip and leg were paining him something fierce in spite of his denial to his brother.
    • It pains me to the core every time I have to write to you about this debilitating but curable illness called bipolar disorder, also known as clinical depression.
    • Later he retired because his wounds pained him, but he spent the last year of the war on a privateer attacking British shipping.
    • His leg pained him more than he was willing to admit, and his side was sending small sharp jabs of discomfort as if to remind him of its presence.
    • Having dominated the TV ratings and achieved commercial success, he is now looking to projects that have some artistic weight - although it pains him slightly to say this.
    • He was almost physically pained by rigid doctrinal systems, and mildly revolted by the idea of discipleship.
    • Most of the staff know me by name and rush to greet me with a kiss on each cheek when I arrive, so it pains me to report, therefore, that I find Bastille's food is often quite average, sometimes even worse.
    • I had noticed him make the movement before, and wondered if perhaps an old wound pained him there.
    • Lain's eyes completely washed over with emotions and for some reason it pained her physically for she had never ever felt any kind of emotions but anger.
    • One can't always be up-beat… but never mind that, it pains me for there to be so much stress and issues…
    • As she grasped hold of a rail, her mind seemed to haze as her wounds were pained by every push and shove.
    • He was pained by the abject poverty and the trouble women had to undergo to fetch water for the families.
    • It pains me to have people worrying unnecessarily.
    • Muttonhead's condition was still nudging him in the back, and it pained him more than any physical scar he had incurred.
    • It pains me to even write this blog, it's so hard to write it when all these emotions of yours come into play, you want to remain calm, but you just can't seem to stop those tears from flowing down.
    • As much as it pains me to admit this, I too was a teenager once.

intransitive verb


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    my finger's/head's paining me duele el dedo/la cabeza
    • Sazar's face became pained and he stood up, starting towards Zax.
    • I wanted to see it so much my chest ached and pained with the frustration.
    • His head spun and his body pained in various areas until he was forced to lie once again and sit up with a slower pace.
    • I moved slowly, feeling soft fabric around me, though my body pained me.