Feeling vs Pang - What's the difference?
As nouns the difference between feeling and pang
is that feeling
is sensation, particularly through the skin while pang
is (often|pluralized) paroxysm of extreme physical pain or anguish; sudden and transitory agony;throe.
As verbs the difference between feeling and pang
is that feeling
) while pang
is to torment; to torture; to cause to have great pain or suffering.
As a adjective feeling
is emotionally sensitive.
Expressive of great sensibility; attended by, or evincing, sensibility.
- Despite the rough voice, the coach is surprisingly feeling .
- He made a feeling representation of his wrongs.
Sensation, particularly through the skin.
- The wool on my arm produced a strange feeling .
Emotional state or well-being.
- The house gave me a feeling of dread.
Emotional attraction or desire.
- You really hurt my feelings when you said that.
- Many people still have feelings for their first love.
* 1987 ,
- He has no feeling for what he can say to somebody in such a fragile emotional condition.
- Got on a lucky one
- Came in eighteen to one
- I've got a feeling
- This year's for me and you
An opinion, an attitude.
- I've got a funny feeling that this isn't going to work.
* fellow feeling
* hard feelings
* hurt feelings
(often, pluralized) paroxysm of extreme physical pain or anguish; sudden and transitory agony; throe
* 1591 , , Henry VI, Part II , act 3, sc. 3,
* 1888 , , "The Nightingale and the Rose" in The Happy Prince and Other Tales ,
- See, how the pangs of death do make him grin!
(often, pluralized) A sharp, sudden feeling of a mental or emotional nature, as of joy or sorrow
* 1867 , , The Guardian Angel , ch. 7,
- So the Nightingale pressed closer against the thorn, and the thorn touched her heart, and a fierce pang of pain shot through her.
- He was startled with a piece of information which gave him such an exquisite pang of delight that he could hardly keep the usual quiet of his demeanor.
to torment; to torture; to cause to have great pain or suffering
* 1918 , , "On Unanswering Letters" in Mince Pie ,
- It panged him so to say good-bye when he had to leave.