Pains vs Suffering - What's the difference?

pains | suffering |


As nouns the difference between pains and suffering

is that pains is while suffering is the condition of someone who suffers; a state of pain or distress.

As verbs the difference between pains and suffering

is that pains is (pain) while suffering is .

As an adjective suffering is

experiencing pain(jump).

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

pains

English

Noun

(head)
  • (used in plural) Trouble taken doing something; attention to detail; careful effort.
  • * , chapter=22
  • , title= The Mirror and the Lamp , passage=Not unnaturally, “Auntie” took this communication in bad part.

    Verb

    (head)
  • (pain)
  • Derived terms

    * be at pains * take pains

    Anagrams

    * * ----

    suffering

    English

    Adjective

    (head)
  • Experiencing pain.(jump)
  • Synonyms

    * (jump) in pain

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • The condition of someone who suffers; a state of pain or distress.
  • * {{quote-news
  • , year=2011 , date=December 14 , author=Steven Morris , title=Devon woman jailed for 168 days for killing kitten in microwave , work=Guardian citation , page= , passage=Robins, of Torquay, had denied a single charge of causing unnecessary suffering to an animal. She claimed the microwave was accidentally turned on by one of the cats after the kitten got inside. But Knutton said the kitten was too small to even get onto the work surface.}}

    Verb

    (head)