pain and suffering

Definition of "pain and suffering"
  1. Damages claimed in a personal injury lawsuit for the physical discomfort, emotional distress, and diminished quality of life caused by someone's wrongful acts
How to use "pain and suffering" in a sentence
  1. The court awarded her compensation for pain and suffering, acknowledging her continued emotional distress.
  2. After the car accident, he claimed damages for pain and suffering due to his inability to continue pursuing his hobbies.
  3. Her medical expenses were compensated, and an additional sum was given for the pain and suffering she endured.

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