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painful

US [ˈpeɪnf(ə)l]
UK ['peɪnf(ə)l]
  • adj.令人疼痛的;令人痛苦(或难过、难堪)的;不愉快的;困难的
  • Web痛苦的;使痛苦的;费力的
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adj.
1.
令人疼痛的causing you pain
Is your back still painful?
你的背还疼吗?
a painful death
痛苦的死亡
My ankle is still too painful to walk on.
我的脚腕子还是疼得不能走路。
2.
~ (for sb) (to do sth).~ (doing sth)
令人痛苦(或难过、难堪)的causing you to feel upset or embarrassed
a painful experience/memory
痛苦的经历╱回忆
Their efforts were painful to watch.
看着他们辛劳真是令人心痛。
3.
不愉快的;困难的;艰难的unpleasant or difficult to do
Applying for jobs can be a long and painful process.
求职会是一个漫长而又艰难的历程。

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