- absence of sense of pain.
- inability to feel pain
- the relief of pain
“absence of pain,” 1706, medical Latin, from Greek analgesia “painlessness, insensibility,” from analgetos “without pain, insensible to pain” (also “unfeeling, ruthless”), from an- “not” (see an- (1)) + algein “to feel pain” (see -algia).
- A deadening or absence of the sense of pain without loss of consciousness.