Words Like PAINFUL

We have put together a list of words that are similar to PAINFUL.

15 Alternative Words Similar to painful

1 Afflictive Adjective      Synonym Words Like Afflictive
2 Sore Adjective      Synonym Words Like Sore
3 Awful Adjective      Synonym Words Like Awful
4 Dreadful Adjective      Synonym Words Like Dreadful
5 Painless Adjective      Antonym Words Like Painless
6 Bad Adjective      Similar Words Like Bad
7 Bitter Adjective      Similar Words Like Bitter
8 Burning Adjective      Similar Words Like Burning
9 Raw Adjective      Similar Words Like Raw
10 Tender Adjective      Similar Words Like Tender
11 Uncomfortable Adjective      Similar Words Like Uncomfortable
12 Unpleasant Adjective      Similar Words Like Unpleasant
13 Distressing Adjective      Synonym Words Like Distressing
14 Difficult Adjective      Synonym Words Like Difficult
15 Careful Adjective      Synonym Words Like Careful

8 examples of painful

1 as a painful service; a painful march
2 the painful process of growing up
3 an unspeakable odor came sweeping into the room
4 abominable workmanship
5 an awful voice
6 a painful performance
7 terrible handwriting
8 dreadful manners

10 definitions of painful

1 Full of pain; causing uneasiness or distress, either physical or mental; afflictive; disquieting; distressing.
2 Requiring labor or toil; difficult; executed with laborious effort.
3 Painstaking; careful; industrious.
4 causing misery or pain or distress
5 causing physical or psychological pain
6 causing physical discomfort
7 exceptionally bad or displeasing
8 Causing pain.
9 Full of pain.
10 Requiring care and labor; irksome: a painful task.
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