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Definition of Pang


  1. A paroxysm of extreme pain or anguish; a sudden and transitory agony; a throe; as, the pangs of death.
  2. To torture; to cause to have great pain or suffering; to torment.

Pang Quotations

There is something in the pang of change More than the heart can bear, Unhappiness remembering happiness.

In our nature, however, there is a provision, alike marvelous and merciful, that the sufferer should never know the intensity of what he endures by its present torture, but chiefly by the pang that rankles after it.
Nathaniel Hawthorne

I feel this pang of regret whenever I watch sport; this sense that I will never play a big match again.
David Beckham

Always it gave me a pang that my children had no lawful claim to a name.
Harriet Ann Jacobs

I have no regrets about not having children. I still wait for the pang of guilt, but I have none. I tune into the television show 'Nanny 911' occasionally which reminds me how much patience and love it take to be a good parent.
Amanda Donohoe
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Pang Translations

pang in German is Schmerz, Stechen
pang in Spanish is punzada
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