Crossword solutions & Synonyms for
Painful

16 August 2020 The Mirror Classic

We have 15 answers for the crossword clue Painful. We last saw the 'Painful' clue in The Mirror Classic on Sunday, 16 August 2020.

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Definitions and usage

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  • Causing physical discomfort; "bites of black flies are more than irritating; they can be very painful"
  • Exceptionally bad or displeasing; "atrocious taste"; "abominable workmanship"; "an awful voice"; "dreadful manners"; "a painful performance"; "terrible handwriting"; "an unspeakable odor came sweeping into the room"
  • Causing physical or psychological pain; "worked with painful slowness"
  • Causing misery or pain or distress; "it was a sore trial to him"; "the painful process of growing up"

Crossword Answers

4 Letters

ACHY

Causing a dull and steady pain; "my aching head"; "her old achy joints"

SORE

An open skin infection

5 Letters

AWFUL

Exceptionally bad or displeasing; "atrocious taste"; "abominable workmanship"; "an awful voice"; "dreadful manners"; "a painful performance"; "terrible handwriting"; "an unspeakable odor came sweeping into the room"

6 Letters

TENDER

Hurting; "the tender spot on his jaw"

7 Letters

HURTING

A symptom of some physical hurt or disorder; "the patient developed severe pain and distension"

8 Letters

DREADFUL

Exceptionally bad or displeasing; "atrocious taste"; "abominable workmanship"; "an awful voice"; "dreadful manners"; "a painful performance"; "terrible handwriting"; "an unspeakable odor came sweeping into the room"

TERRIBLE

Exceptionally bad or displeasing; "atrocious taste"; "abominable workmanship"; "an awful voice"; "dreadful manners"; "a painful performance"; "terrible handwriting"; "an unspeakable odor came sweeping into the room"

9 Letters

ATROCIOUS

Exceptionally bad or displeasing; "atrocious taste"; "abominable workmanship"; "an awful voice"; "dreadful manners"; "a painful performance"; "terrible handwriting"; "an unspeakable odor came sweeping into the room"

TRAUMATIC

Psychologically painful;"few experiences are more traumatic than losing a child";

10 Letters

ABOMINABLE

Exceptionally bad or displeasing; "atrocious taste"; "abominable workmanship"; "an awful voice"; "dreadful manners"; "a painful performance"; "terrible handwriting"; "an unspeakable odor came sweeping into the room"

AFFLICTIVE

Causing misery or pain or distress; "it was a sore trial to him"; "the painful process of growing up"

IRRITATING

Causing physical discomfort; "bites of black flies are more than irritating; they can be very painful"

11 Letters

DISTRESSING

Causing distress or worry or anxiety; "distressing (or disturbing) news"; "lived in heroic if something distressful isolation"; "a disturbing amount of crime"; "a revelation that was most perturbing"; "a new and troubling thought"; "in a particularly worrisome predicament"; "a worrying situation"; "a worrying time"

UNSPEAKABLE

Defying expression or description; "indefinable yearnings"; "indescribable beauty"; "ineffable ecstasy"; "inexpressible anguish"; "unspeakable happiness"; "unutterable contempt"; "a thing of untellable splendor"

12 Letters

EXCRUCIATING Howard

Extremely painful

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