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


  • Godse India’s first terrorist, says Azam Khan
    Launching a stinging attack on the RSS, senior Samajwadi Party functionary Azam Khan on Saturday slammed the organization for “glorifying Nathuram Godse”. Read more on this news related to 'Stinging'
  • Geneva Conventions invoke rights of Palestinians
    GENEVA (AP) — The international community delivered a stinging rebuke to Israel's settlement construction in the West Bank and east Jerusalem, saying Wednesday the practice violates its responsibilities as an occupying power. Read more on this news related to 'Stinging'
  • Stingy defense, stinging ground game propel Rockets past Laredo, 56-20
    Stingy defense, stinging ground game propel Rockets past Laredo, 56-20 [...] United’s drive stalled at Judson’s 15, and the Rockets blocked a 32-yard field goal attempt. The Longhorns didn’t crack the end zone until the final play of the first half with a 5-yard TD run by Tellez that cut the Rockets lead to 35-6. Read more on this news related to 'Stinging'

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