Meaning : A kind of pain. Something as sudden and painful as being stung.
The sting of death.
He felt the stinging of nettles.
Synonyms : stinging
Meaning : A mental pain or distress.
A pang of conscience.
Synonyms : pang
Meaning : Operation designed to catch a person committing a criminal act.
The police conducted a sting operation.
Synonyms : sting operation
Meaning : Saddle with something disagreeable or disadvantageous.
They stuck me with the dinner bill.
I was stung with a huge tax bill.
Synonyms : stick
Meaning : Cause an emotional pain, as if by stinging.
His remark stung her.