Synonyms of wince


1. wince, facial expression, facial gesture

usage: the facial expression of sudden pain

2. wince, flinch, startle, jump, start

usage: a reflex response to sudden pain


1. flinch, squinch, funk, cringe, shrink, wince, recoil, quail, move

usage: draw back, as with fear or pain; "she flinched when they showed the slaughtering of the calf"

2. wince, grimace, make a face, pull a face

usage: make a face indicating disgust or dislike; "She winced when she heard his pompous speech"

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Definition and meaning of wince (Dictionary)