noun. ['ˈpæŋ'] a sudden sharp feeling.
- guilt pang
Words that Rhyme with Pang
Example sentences of the word pang
1. Noun, singular or mass
To this day, if I hear traditional Muslim music, I immediately feel a small pang of nostalgia.
Quotes containing the word pang
1. As Luke knelt down beside his corpse, Clary couldn’t help but remember what he had said about having loved Valentine once, about having been his closest friend. Luke, she thought with a pang. Surely he couldn’t be sad — or even grieved?But then again, perhaps everyone should have someone to grieve for them, and there was no one else to grieve for Valentine.
- Cassandra Clare, City of Glass
2. It's always been this way. There were rumors about me even before I was born. It's why my mother never calls me Sobachka. She says it makes me sound like a mongrel."My heart gave a little pang at that. I'd been called plenty of names growing up."I like mongrels,"I said. "They have cute floppy ears.""My ears are very dignified.
- Leigh Bardugo, Siege and Storm
3. You thought you had the choice to stay still or move forward, but your didn't. As long as your heart kept pumping an your blood kept blowing and your lungs kept filling, you didn't. The pang she felt for Tibby carried something like envy. You couldn't stand still for anything short of death, and God knew she had tried.
- Ann Brashares, Sisterhood Everlasting
noun. ['ˈpæŋ'] a mental pain or distress.
noun. ['ˈpæŋ'] a sharp spasm of pain.
- labor pains
- labour pains
- birth pangs