Definitions For Painful


  • Causing physical discomfort
  • Exceptionally bad or displeasing
  • Causing misery or pain or distress


  • Causing physical or psychological pain

Is Painful a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Words with Friends

The word Painful is worth 12 points in Scrabble and 16 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Painful in a Sentence

  • I got a painful sunburn.
  • We can't ignore our country's painful history of slavery.
  • His questions brought up a lot of painful memories.

Synonyms for Painful

Antonyms for Painful

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