What does the word stung mean?

Usage examples for stung

  1. " He'll be stung," exclaimed Iris, getting up from her chair eagerly; " he'll certainly be stung!" – A Pair of Clogs by Amy Walton
  2. She started from him as if she had been stung, and her eyes flashed as her hands fell into her lap. – Blind Policy by George Manville Fenn
  3. But as an honest man, my conscience was terribly stung. – The Parisians, Book 6. by Edward Bulwer-Lytton