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marked by, causing, or experiencing physical pain

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continually complaining or faultfinding

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If they do, nagging can be horrendous, counter-productive and amount to little more than verbal castration and emasculation.
The form of problematic communication or nagging respondents are most guilty of is "being negative" or complaining followed by "being defensive.
Our study indicates that manipulative nagging and overall nagging increased with age," said Holly Henry, MHS, lead author of the study and a PhD candidate with the Bloomberg School's Department of Health, Behavior and Society.
Does Mrs David "Posh" Beckham employ someone to do her nagging for her by text message?
Francisco Rodriguez (hamstring), Justin Speier (sore legs) and Scot Shields (shin) will not pitch in games until the weekend at the earliest as they try to overcome nagging injuries.
However, his nagging irritated and humiliated the citizenry to the point that they put him to death.
Guinn, of Stevens Point, Wisconsin, said he mixed Vicodin - a prescription painkiller - into the ice cream because she wouldn't stop nagging.
With the renewal of their love affair, Oufoula is ultimately forced to choose between his two loves, and to do so he must answer the nagging question: at what price passion?
Nagging, smoking and making a mess topped Bella magazine's Women Behaving Badly list.
Also bestowing her with clippings and advice on the effects of diet and exercise on breast health, "Cathy" surprises her mother by using the very techniques her mother has often used with her -- nagging, guilt, "the look" -- to show her concern.
However, screaming banshee nagging definitely isn't effective and only happens when sheer frustration has overcome tactical thinking.
KILLERS should lose the right to blame their partner's incessant nagging for driving them to violence, MPs have claimed.
Maureen Dowd agrees with various writers who say that to change your spouse's behavior, one should stop nagging, ignore the negative, and reward positive change.
As LinuxWorld opens today in San Jose, CA, Summit Strategies' analyst Dwight Davis predicts that nagging liability concerns and a potential culture clash could dampen the ultimate success of Linux, the freeware phenomenon that is suddenly the IT industry's darling.
The 28-year-old, who claimed the pounds 180,000 first prize, said: "I'm a different player now and it has has just been down to hard work and constant nagging from my coach and parents.