Asked in Parts of Speech, Verbs, Nouns
Is winced a noun?
No, the word 'winced' is the past tense of the verb to wince. The word wince is a verb and a noun. The noun 'wince' is a word for an slight expression on the face caused by pain or distress; a word for a thing. The noun form of the verb to wince is the present participle of the verb (gerund) wincing. Examples: He winced when I handed him the bill. (verb) I could tell the news was bad by the wince on his face....