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PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

stinging ‎(comparative more stinging, superlative most stinging)

  1. Having the capacity to sting.
    stinging nettles

VerbEdit

stinging

  1. present participle of sting
    • 1892, James Yoxall, chapter 5, in The Lonely Pyramid:
      The desert storm was riding in its strength; the travellers lay beneath the mastery of the fell simoom. [] Drifts of yellow vapour, fiery, parching, stinging, filled the air.

NounEdit

stinging ‎(plural stingings)

  1. The act by which someone receives a sting.
    the stingings of scorpions
    stingings of remorse
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