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Princeton's WordNet

  1. annoyed, irritated, miffed, nettled, peeved, pissed, pissed off, riled, roiled, steamed, stungadjective

    aroused to impatience or anger

    "made an irritated gesture"; "feeling nettled from the constant teasing"; "peeved about being left out"; "felt really pissed at her snootiness"; "riled no end by his lies"; "roiled by the delay"

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Stungthe preterite and participle passive of sting.

    To both these sisters have I sworn my love:
    Each jealous of the other, as the stung
    Are of the adder. William Shakespeare, King Lear.

    With envy stung, they view each other’s deeds,
    The fragrant work with diligence proceeds. John Dryden, Æn.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Stung

    of Sting

  2. Stung

    imp. & p. p. of Sting

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Stung

    stung, pa.t. and pa.p. of sting.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of stung in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of stung in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of stung in a Sentence

  1. Adam Ottavino:

    I think if you see my body language during the game, it was pretty clear I was stung by the whole ordeal.

  2. Tonya Kronk:

    I took my body board out past the sand bar and it wasn't five minutes before I got stung, i went to catch a wave and it just kinda stuck to my leg, it was wrapped around it and I couldn't get it off fast enough.

  3. Rachel Bloom:

    We didn't get any nominations last year, and that stung because I was really proud of our work last year, and so to get two in our final season was great.

  4. Mahmoud Abbas:

    Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas will not accept for the U.S. to be a mediator, because after what they have done to Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas — a believer shall not be stung twice in the same place.

  5. Stephen Curry:

    So win or lose, you appreciate the stage we were on and just that back and forth that we live for, so, yeah, it stung. It sucked to watch them celebrate, and we wish that would have been us.

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    (of especially persons) lacking sense or understanding or judgment
    • A. ultimo
    • B. foreordained
    • C. soft-witted
    • D. ectomorphic

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