noun. A type of paesthesia where a cutaneous agent that usually feels pain feels pressure or shooting sensations in place of it.

ACMESTHESIA: "The acmesthesia actually did Carrie a favor and she wasn't able to fully sense the pain caused by accident while she was recovering."
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