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feel no pain

euphemism To be or feel drunk. Jonathan took me on a tour of the local pubs, and pretty soon I was feeling no pain.
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feeling no pain

numbed by alcohol and feeling nothing; intoxicated. She fell off the wagon and is feeling no pain. He drank the whole thing, and he's feeling no pain.
See also: feeling, no, pain
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

feel no pain

Be intoxicated, as in After six beers he was feeling no pain. This expression alludes to being oblivious to pain because of the consumption of a large amount of liquor. [Slang; mid-1900s]
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The American Heritage® Dictionary of Idioms by Christine Ammer. Copyright © 2003, 1997 by The Christine Ammer 1992 Trust. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

feel no pain

be insensible from drinking alcohol. informal
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feeling no pain

1. mod. numbed by alcohol and feeling nothing; alcohol intoxicated. He drank the whole thing, and he’s feeling no pain.
2. mod. feeling nothing; dead. Your aunt is feeling no pain now. She slipped away before dawn.
See also: feeling, no, pain
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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Both direct suggestion -- (you'll feel no pain") and indirect suggestion ("you will be surprised to find you feel perfectly comfortable") are used.