1. [ noun ] (psychology) extreme mental distress
Synonyms: torture torment
Related terms: distress pain torment
2. [ noun ] extreme distress of body or mind
Related terms: trouble pain
3. [ verb ] suffer great pains or distress
Related terms: suffer
4. [ verb ] cause emotional anguish or make miserable
Synonyms: hurt pain

"It pains me to see my children not being taught well in school"

Related terms: upset torment try agonize pain annoyance suffer
Similar spelling:   Anguis