• Afflicted or suffering with pain (of a body part or, formerly, of a person). [from 15th c.]
  • Causing pain or distress, either physical or mental. [from 14th c.]
  • (now rare) Painstaking; careful; industrious. [from 16th c.]
  • Requiring effort or labor; difficult, laborious. [from 15th c.]

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