Synonyms for throbbing:
Other synonyms and related words:
crushing, wrenching, burdensome, odious, uncomfortable, agonizing, grueling, unbearable, cruel, arduous, irritating, painful, aggravating, hurtful, Irksome, stabbing, acute, annoying, Gnawing, trying, troublesome, cutting, horrendous, biting, piercing, aching, offensive, distressful, woeful, miserable, stinging, sore, bitter, Cramping, withering, disagreeable, inflaming, smarting, Besetting, severe, unpleasant, insufferable, harrowing, grievous, oppressive, excruciating, chafing, anguishing, tormenting, bothersome.
pulsating, plangent, pulsing.
Usage examples for throbbing:
- She was standing with hands pressed to her face, as if to cover some shame or sorrow, or ease the throbbing of a soul- deep pain. - "The Rustler of Wind River", G. W. Ogden.
- I cried out, in my agony; and I stumbled to my feet, my head burning and throbbing as though it would burst. - "Cardigan", Robert W. Chambers.
- Julia, satisfied, returned to her canal, and Lark, with throbbing pity, patted Carol's arm. - "Sunny Slopes", Ethel Hueston.