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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  • 'Danger' fears over Wasps Nest name
    Plans to name a street after a former pub called The Wasps Nest have been rejected - because it throws up images of "stinging and danger". Read more on this news related to 'Stinging'
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    Like a towering rocket poised for liftoff, a mature specimen of Italian cypress "Stricta" points skyward. Read more on this news related to 'Stinging'
  • Students' 'Stinging Chicken' could be on sale at Subway
    A TEAM of young sandwich artists from St Mary’s RC High School will be hoping their sub ‘The Stinging Chicken’ proves to be too hot for the competition, after being shortlisted in a national contest to come up with a new creation for sandwich giant Subway. Read more on this news related to 'Stinging'

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