Roget's Thesaurus: Entry 378 (Physical Pain)

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#378. Physical Pain. -- N. pain; suffering, sufferance, suffrance[obs]; bodily pain, physical pain, bodily suffering, physical suffering, body pain; mental suffering &c. 828; dolour, ache; aching &c. v.; smart; shoot, shooting; twinge, twitch, gripe, headache, stomach ache, heartburn, angina, angina pectoris[Lat]; hurt, cut; sore, soreness; discomfort, malaise; cephalalgia[Med], earache, gout, ischiagra[obs], lumbago, neuralgia, odontalgia[obs], otalgia[obs], podagra[obs], rheumatism, sciatica; tic douloureux[Fr], toothache, tormina[obs], torticollis[obs].

spasm, cramp; nightmare, ephialtes[obs]; crick, stitch; thrill, convulsion, throe; throb &c. (agitation) 315; pang; colic; kink.

sharp pain, piercing pain, throbbing pain, shooting pain, sting, gnawing pain, burning pain; excruciating pain.

anguish, agony; torment, torture; rack; cruciation[obs], crucifixion; martyrdom, toad under a harrow, vivisection.

V. feel pain, experience pain, suffer pain, undergo pain &c. n.; suffer, ache, smart, bleed; tingle, shoot; twinge, twitch, lancinate[obs]; writhe, wince, make a wry face; sit on thorns, sit on pins and needles.

give pain, inflict pain; lacerate; pain, hurt, chafe, sting, bite, gnaw, gripe; pinch, tweak; grate, gall, fret, prick, pierce, wring, convulse; torment, torture; rack, agonize; crucify; cruciate[obs], excruciate|; break on the wheel, put to the rack; flog &c. (punish) 972; grate on the ear &c. (harsh sound) 410.

Adj. in pain &c. n., in a state of pain; pained &c. v.; gouty, podagric[obs], torminous[obs].

painful; aching &c. v.; sore, raw.