What is the definition of stinging?

Definitions for stinging

  • adjective - (of speech) harsh or hurtful in tone or character; "cutting remarks"; "edged satire"; "a stinging comment"
  • noun - a kind of pain; something as sudden and painful as being stung; "the sting of death"; "he felt the stinging of nettles"
  • Pronounciation of stinging

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    Synonyms for stinging

    cutting edged sting

    Antonyms for stinging

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    Holonyms for stinging

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    Hypernyms for stinging

    pain hurting

    Hyponyms for stinging

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    Meronyms for stinging

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    Sounds like stinging

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