Stinging

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Definitions from Wordnet 2.0


  • a kind of pain; something as sudden and painful as being stung; "the sting of death"; "he felt the stinging of nettles"
  • (of speech) harsh or hurtful in tone or character; "cutting remarks"; "edged satire"; "a stinging comment"
  • causing or experiencing a painful shivering feeling as from many tiny pricks; "a prickling blush of embarrassment"; "the tingling feeling in a foot that has gone to sleep"; "a stinging nettle"; "the stinging windblown sleet"
  • having a sting or the capacity to sting; "stinging insects"; "stinging nettles"

Definitions from Wiktionary


  • a kind of pain; something as sudden and painful as being stung; "the sting of death"; "he felt the stinging of nettles"

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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Stinging'


  • Stinging Fork Falls State Natural Area: Rhea County, Tennessee, near Spring City. The Stinging Fork Falls trail terminates at the bottom of Stinging Fork Falls, a 30-foot (9.1 m) high waterfall
  • Stinging plant: plants that sting through chemical and light reactions, not hairs, see phytophotodermatitis. A stinging plant or a plant with stinging hairs is a
  • The Stinging Fly: each year. In 2005, The Stinging Fly moved into book publishing with the establishment of The Stinging Fly Press. The Stinging Fly magazine was founded

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Stinging Sample Sentences in News


  • Stinging nettle adds unique flavor, nutritional benefits
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  • Ratana: Turei launches stinging attack on Key
    Greens co-leader Metiria Turei launched a stinging attack on John Key in his absence at Ratana today, saying his view of New Zealand's history was "warped, outrageous and deeply offensive".She also said Mr Key was a prime example... Read more on this news related to 'Stinging'
  • Myanmar's monk stands by offensive language against UN envoy
    YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — Following a stinging rebuke by the United Nations' human rights chief, Myanmar's ultranationalist Buddhist monk fired back Thursday, saying he didn't regret calling a U.N. special envoy a "whore" and a "bitch" after she criticized a bill opposed to interfaith marriage and religious conversions. Read more on this news related to 'Stinging'

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