Definition for SMART

SMART, v.i. [Sax. smeortan; D. smerten; G. schmerzen; Dan. smerter.]

  1. To feel a lively pungent pain, particularly a pungent local pain from some piercing or irritating application. Thus Cayenne pepper applied to the tongue makes it smart.
  2. To feel a pungent pain of mind; to feel sharp pain; to smart under sufferings.
  3. To be punished; to bear penalties or the evil consequences of any thing. He that is surety for a stranger shall smart for it. – Prov. xi.

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