Example sentences for: painful

How can you use “painful” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • It'd certainly be more cathartic for the anti-smoking forces, and probably less painful for the tobacco industry, than the farcical death by a thousand cuts process that's currently underway in Washington.

  • Strain (1588), in the sense of `trickle,' as a painful or slow urination came early to refer to urethral inflammation.

  • Subjects were required to have a previous diagnosis of FMS by a rheumatologist, using the American College of Rheumatology criteria of at least 11 of 18 tender points being painful upon palpation.

  • In any case, it has become painful to listen to Eastwood talk.

  • "Even if the measures implemented require painful sacrifices, people are willing to bear them if they promise a secure and healthy future."


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