headache meaning

  • A headache or cephalalgia is pain anywhere in the region of the head or neck. It can be a symptom of a number of different conditions of the head and neck.
  • Headaches can result from a wide range of causes both benign and more serious. Brain tissue itself is not sensitive to pain as it lacks pain receptors. Rather, the pain is caused by disturbance of the pain-sensitive structures around the brain.
  • Treatment of a headache depends on the underlying cause, but commonly involves pain killers. Some form of headache is one of the most commonly experienced of all physical discomforts.

    Definition of headache in English Dictionary

  • NounPLheadachesPREhead-
    1. A pain or ache in the head.
      1. (figurative) A nuisance or unpleasant problem.
        1. The clumsy filing system has been a huge headache.
    2. More Examples
      1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
        • My headaches come and go, but the pain in my neck is constant.
      2. Used in the Ending of Sentence
        • The rapid increase in the intrasellar contents and intrasellar pressure usually presents as sudden onset of headache.
    • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
      1. Nouns
        • Countable nouns
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      1. en headaches
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      Source: Wiktionary

      Meaning of headache for the defined word.

      Grammatically, this word "headache" is a noun, more specifically, a countable noun.
      Difficultness: Level 2
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      Definiteness: Level 8
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