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English adjective: stabbing

1. stabbing causing physical or especially psychological injury


SamplesA stabbing remark.
Wounding and false charges of disloyalty.


Synonymswounding


Similarharmful


Antonymsharmless

2. stabbing painful as if caused by a sharp instrument


SamplesA cutting wind.
Keen winds.
Knifelike cold.
Piercing knifelike pains.
Piercing cold.
Piercing criticism.
A stabbing pain.
Lancinating pain.


Synonymscutting, keen, knifelike, lancinate, lancinating, piercing


Similarsharp


Antonymsdull









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