1 a sudden sharp feeling; "pangs of regret"; "she felt a stab of excitement"; "twinges of conscience" [syn: stab, twinge]
2 a mental pain or distress; "a pang of conscience" [syn: sting]
3 a sharp spasm of pain
- Rhymes: -æŋ
Usage notesEnglish transcriptions of Chinese speech often fail to distinguish between the critical tonal differences employed in the Chinese language, using words such as this one without the appropriate indication of tone.
- bang (verbal percussive sound)
Pang may refer to:
Peopleincludes name origin of the alternate Romanization of Peng; plus people with the name,
- Pang Wanchun (庞万春), character in the epic Chinese tale, the "Water Margin"
ache, aching, acute pain, anguish, bite, blow, boring pain, charley horse, contriteness, contrition, cramp, cramps, crick, cut, darting pain, discomfort, distress, dolor, fulgurant pain, girdle pain, gnawing, grief, griping, guilt, hesitation, hitch, hurt, injury, jumping pain, kink, lancinating pain, lesion, malaise, misery, misgiving, mortification, nasty blow, nip, pain, paroxysm, passion, pinch, prick, qualm, regret, remorse, scruple, seizure, self-reproach, sharp pain, shock, shoot, shooting, shooting pain, sore, sore spot, spasm, stab, stabbing pain, stitch, stress, stress of life, stroke, suffering, tender spot, thrill, throes, tormen, tweak, twinge, twitch, wound, wrench