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Princeton's WordNet

  1. sting, stingingadjective

    a kind of pain; something as sudden and painful as being stung

    "the sting of death"; "he felt the stinging of nettles"

  2. cutting, edged, stingingadjective

    (of speech) harsh or hurtful in tone or character

    "cutting remarks"; "edged satire"; "a stinging comment"

Wiktionary

  1. stingingadjective

    Having the capacity to sting.

    stinging nettles

Webster Dictionary

  1. Stinging

    of Sting

  2. Stingingadjective

    piercing, or capable of piercing, with a sting; inflicting acute pain as if with a sting, goad, or pointed weapon; pungent; biting; as, stinging cold; a stinging rebuke

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of stinging in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of stinging in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of stinging in a Sentence

  1. Thomas Casale:

    The most common things we would prescribe epinephrine for is food allergies, bees, wasps and other stinging insects, the advantage of these auto-injectors is that you don't have to think about it. You just pop the cap, stick it right in your thigh, the needle comes out at the right depth into the muscle, and it delivers the correct amount of epinephrine.

  2. Matt Jones:

    It's not the easiest to breathe, our eyes have definitely been stinging quite a bit, i'll be happy to get inside and get in the air conditioning. I won't be doing anything else for the rest of the day. Hopefully rest and get a good night's sleep.

  3. Sven Jordt:

    Our nose, mouth and throat contain nerve endings that sense painful and irritating chemicals in the inhaled air. For example, the burning, stinging feeling elicited by smoke inhalation is mediated by these nerve endings. They also trigger sneezing and cough, basically to defend the lungs from inhaling toxic chemicals, the new chemicals we identified in e-cigarettes activate these nerve endings more strongly. Especially when activated over a longer period, as in smokers, and potentially in e-cigarette users, these mechanisms have been shown to cause inflammation and asthma and contribute to emphysema.

  4. Emma Crofts-Wilson:

    I didn’t know what was happening. I just felt a major stinging feeling and when I looked down I saw a head.

  5. Dov Hikind:

    Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has blocked me on Twitter yesterday ,apparently because my critique of her tweets and policies have been too stinging.

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    the formation of vesicles in or beneath the skin
    • A. blistering
    • B. sought
    • C. noninvasive
    • D. tight

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