- sore ► ADJECTIVE 1) painful or aching. 2) suffering pain. 3) severe; urgent: in sore need. 4) informal, chiefly N. Amer. upset and angry.► NOUN 1) a raw or painful place on the body. 2) a source of distress or annoyance.► ADVERB archaic ▪ extremely; severely: sore afraid.● sore point — Cf. ↑sore point● stand (or stick) out like a sore thumb — Cf. ↑stick out like a sore thumbDERIVATIVES soreness noun.ORIGIN Old English.
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Soreness — Sore ness, n. The quality or state of being sore; tenderness; painfull; as, the soreness of a wound; the soreness of an affliction. [1913 Webster] … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
soreness — index pain, resentment, umbrage Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 … Law dictionary
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soreness — noun see sore I … New Collegiate Dictionary
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soreness — Synonyms and related words: a transient madness, acerbity, acid, acidity, acidulousness, acrimony, algesia, allergy, anaphylaxis, anger, angriness, animosity, animus, asperity, bad blood, bile, bitter feeling, bitter resentment, bitterness,… … Moby Thesaurus
soreness — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun 1. A sensation of physical discomfort occurring as the result of disease or injury: ache, pain, pang, prick, prickle, smart, stab, sting, stitch, throe, twinge. Informal: misery. See PAIN. 2. An instance of being… … English dictionary for students
soreness — sb. RG. 131 … Oldest English Words
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