Definition of stinging:
penetrating, corrosive, bunko game, thorough, virulent, cramped, attack, gyp, raw, prickling, unadulterated, cutting, sharp, keen, pungent, lancinating, bunco game, acerbic, pure, scathing, pang, total, troubling, tart, angry, unsettling, truculent, insect bite, lancinate, strange, mordant, bite, acidulated, acrid, unkind, caustic, knifelike, harsh, painful, outright, unnatural, respect, con, bad, acidic, good, resounding, acidulous, edged, irate, sound, acid, confidence trick, vitriolic, crippling, claustrophobic, burning, astringent, acerb, chapped, strained, savage, tingling, tight, shrewd, heavy, bunko, trenchant, achy, slashing, in-depth, chronic, bleak, sting, agonising, utter, hustle, confidence game, acetous, acrimonious, bunco, mordacious, sour, con game, vinegarish, flimflam.
painful (part of speech: adjective)
- sensation (part of speech: noun)
- paining (part of speech: verb)
They went up into the house, and that night Georgie, whether because some feminine jealousy that he talked so much with Judy was stinging at her, or whether because even without that spur she would have felt some old stirring of warmth, was sweeter to him than for long past.- "Secret Bread", F. Tennyson Jesse.
- "The Splendid Folly", Margaret Pedler.
- "The High School Boys' Training Hike", H. Irving Hancock.