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Part of speech: noun

Acute pain from irritation of a nerve.

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Usage examples "neuralgia":

  1. They are, in themselves, perfectly natural, and can frequently be traced back without difficulty to bodily affections or a disordered state of the mind, so that many eminent physicians dispose of them curtly as mere incidental symptoms of congestion or neuralgia. - "Modern Magic", Maximilian Schele de Vere.
  2. A little further on was seated a woman who had complained of violent neuralgia. - "The Practice of Autosuggestion", C. Harry Brooks.
  3. Her friend replies: " You can have neuralgia in my box as well as anywhere else." - "With the French in France and Salonika", Richard Harding Davis.