See also: 苦痛

ChineseEdit

ache; pain; sorrow
 
bitter; intensely; miserable; painful
trad. (痛苦)
simp. #(痛苦)
anagram 苦痛

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AdjectiveEdit

痛苦

  1. painful (in the body or mind); sore; aching; excruciating
    減少痛苦 / 减少痛苦  ―  jiǎnshǎo tòngkǔ  ―  to reduce suffering
    發出痛苦呻吟 / 发出痛苦呻吟  ―  fāchū tòngkǔ de shēnyín  ―  to moan in pain
    不食人間煙火根本知道別人實際痛苦 [MSC, trad.]
    不食人间烟火根本知道别人实际痛苦 [MSC, simp.]
    Zhè yī qún bùshírénjiānyānhuǒ de rén, gēnběn bù zhīdào biérén de shíjì tòngkǔ! [Pinyin]
    These people who are out of touch with reality just don't understand the real suffering of others!
  2. (figuratively, of a lesson, etc.) profound; bitter

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NounEdit

痛苦

  1. pain; suffering; agony

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