paining (part of speech: verb)
distressing, racking, stinging, agonizing, irritating, wrenching, suffering, anguishing, afflicting, smarting, torturing, chafing, hurting, aching, cramping, throbbing, stitching, tormenting, paining, inflaming
- " The sort of man who does so much good quietly, so unlike those noisy, discomforting people who will give something if somebody will give something else. - "Godfrey Marten, Undergraduate", Charles Turley.
- But the first night I went there my shabbiness attracted the discomforting attention of the fashionable diners, and made even the waiters offensive. - "The Book of Khalid", Ameen Rihani.
- And suddenly there rose in Lord Dennis the thoroughly discomforting and strange suspicion that, though the child was not going to cry, she wanted time to get over the feeling that she was. - "The Patrician", John Galsworthy.