Definitions of stinging:
  • noun:   a kind of pain; something as sudden and painful as being stung
    Example: "He felt the stinging of nettles"
  • adjective:   having a sting or the capacity to sting
    Example: "Stinging insects"
  • adjective:   causing or experiencing a painful shivering feeling as from many tiny pricks
    Example: "A stinging nettle"
  • adjective:   (of speech) harsh or hurtful in tone or character
    Example: "A stinging comment"

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