Definitions of stinging:
- noun: a kind of pain; something as sudden and painful as being stung
Example: "He felt the stinging of nettles"
- adjective: having a sting or the capacity to sting
Example: "Stinging insects"
- adjective: causing or experiencing a painful shivering feeling as from many tiny pricks
Example: "A stinging nettle"
- adjective: (of speech) harsh or hurtful in tone or character
Example: "A stinging comment"
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