Pang in a sentence as a noun

It's far worse than feeling a hunger pang.

It's a sad pang of nostalgia to see that it's gone.

If I'm busy, I forget about eating, get past my initial hunger pang, and feel focused.

Anybody else get invited a few weeks back and now feel the pang of no longer being in an exclusive club?

I feel a pang of anger driven by... envy?I feel angry that he is selfish and is thinking only of himself!

Did you really feel a pang in your heart when you read the article?Because to me, those two stories aren't even on the same planet.

Which sounds just enough like "pahng" that a non-portuguese, learning about bread might turn it into "pang" or "bbang" or "bao" depending.

She blushed and continued, ā€œIā€™m sorry, I have to withdraw my offer.ā€ As the judge shook his head and set a date to return, I felt an odd pang of empathy for her.

I don't think I'm that big a snob but even I feel a pang of annoyance when I notice some bratty little schoolkid pulling out the exact same model phone I have.

As a UK resident, I feel a pang of embarrassment and sadness and anger as I see how non-residents are treated when going through immigration control.

If I snatch a candy bar out of your hand you were about to bite into, you feel that initial pang of loss but quickly your higher faculties regulates that emotion.

So people take a passing interest just long enough to glom onto these labels and call themselves "geeks" or "nerds" every chance they get. I feel a sharp pang in my head every time some moron on Twitter or Facebook says something like "i'm doing my homework i'm such a nerd LOL!!!

Sometimes I look at other people's resumes and I see their finished PhD, their publications, their prestigious postdoc positions - and I feel a pang of jealousy.

But accepting the mortality of myself and my friends, or indeed feeling a pang for lost youth, has little to do with liking over-sharing of wedding and baby photos on public timelines.

I'm currently in-between girlfriends, and even though it is silly, I admit that I feel a pang of jealousy when my friends post pictures on Facebook showing how happy they are with their significant others.

I mean, I enjoy what I' doing and I think we're building some cool stuff, but when I look around and think about problems like "lack of clean water" and "prevalent infectious disease", and "hunger / lack of food" and "homelessness", etc. in various parts of the world, I sometimes feel a pang of doubt and sort of a "shouldn't I be doing something more important?

Pang definitions


a sudden sharp feeling; "pangs of regret"; "she felt a stab of excitement"; "twinges of conscience"

See also: stab twinge


a mental pain or distress; "a pang of conscience"

See also: sting


a sharp spasm of pain