smarting

EnglishEdit

AdjectiveEdit

smarting (comparative more smarting, superlative most smarting)

  1. Painful, sore.
    My arm is still smarting from where the ball hit it.
  2. (figuratively) Experiencing emotional pain or embarrassment.

VerbEdit

smarting

  1. Present participle of smart.

NounEdit

smarting (plural smartings)

  1. A sensation that smarts or stings.
    • Thomas Halyburton
      Strong they are; for they trample upon our light, the penalties of laws divine and human; yea, and the smartings of our own conscience.

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Last modified on 4 April 2014, at 03:31