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Meaning of “sting” - Learner’s Dictionary

sting

noun     /stɪŋ/
WOUND [C] a painful wound that you get when an insect, plant, etc puts poison into your skin: a wasp/bee sting Injuring and injuriesPain and painful
PAIN [no plural] a sudden, burning pain in your eyes, skin, etcPain and painful
UPSET [no plural] the feeling of being upset by something: the sting of defeatMaking people sad, shocked and upset
(Definition of sting noun from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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