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sore

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CIDE DICTIONARY

sorea. [F. saure, sore, sor; faucon sor a sore falcon. See Sorrel, n.].
     Reddish brown; sorrel.  [1913 Webster]
Sore falcon. (Zoöl.) See Sore, n., 1.
soren. 
  •  A young hawk or falcon in the first year.  [1913 Webster]
  •  A young buck in the fourth year. See the Note under Buck.  [1913 Webster]
sorea. [OE. sor, sar, AS. sār; akin to D. zeer, OS. & OHG. sr, G. sehr very, Icel. sārr, Sw. sår, Goth. sair pain. Cf. Sorry.].
  •  Tender to the touch; susceptible of pain from pressure; inflamed; painful; -- said of the body or its parts; as, a sore hand.  [1913 Webster]
  •  Fig.: Sensitive; tender; easily pained, grieved, or vexed; very susceptible of irritation.  [1913 Webster]
    "Malice and hatred are very fretting and vexatious, and apt to make our minds sore and uneasy."  [1913 Webster]
  •  Severe; afflictive; distressing; as, a sore disease; sore evil or calamity.  Shak.  [1913 Webster]
  •  Criminal; wrong; evil.  Shak.  [1913 Webster]
Sore throat (Med.), inflammation of the throat and tonsils; pharyngitis. See Cynanche. -- Malignant sore throat, Ulcerated sore throat or Putrid sore throat. See Angina, and under Putrid.
soren. [OE. sor, sar, AS. sār. See Sore, a.].
  •  A place in an animal body where the skin and flesh are ruptured or bruised, so as to be tender or painful; a painful or diseased place, such as an ulcer or a boil.  [1913 Webster]
    "The dogs came and licked his sores."  [1913 Webster]
  •  Fig.: Grief; affliction; trouble; difficulty.  Chaucer.  [1913 Webster]
    "I see plainly where his sore lies."  [1913 Webster]
Gold sore. (Med.) See under Gold, n.
soreadv. [AS. sāre. See Sore, a.].
  •  In a sore manner; with pain; grievously.  [1913 Webster]
    "Thy hand presseth me sore."  [1913 Webster]
  •  Greatly; violently; deeply.  [1913 Webster]
    "[Hannah] prayed unto the Lord and wept sore."  [1913 Webster]
    "Sore sighed the knight, who this long sermon heard."  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

sore, adj., n., & adv.
--adj.
1 (of a part of the body) painful from injury or disease (has a sore arm).
2 (of a person) suffering pain.
3 (often foll. by about, at) aggrieved or vexed.
4 archaic grievous or severe (in sore need).
--n.
1 a sore place on the body.
2 a source of distress or annoyance (reopen old sores).
--adv. archaic grievously, severely.

Idiom
sore point a subject causing distress or annoyance. sore throat an inflammation of the lining membrane at the back of the mouth etc.
Derivative
soreness n.
Etymology
OE sar (n. & adj.), sare (adv.), f. Gmc

THESAURUS

sore

abrasion, abscess, acerb, acerbate, acerbic, ache, aching, acid, acidic, acidulent, acidulous, acrid, acrimonious, acute, affecting, afflictive, aggrieved, agonizing, ague, algesia, algetic, anemia, angered, angry, ankylosis, annoyed, anoxia, antagonistic, antipathetic, apnea, aposteme, asphyxiation, asthma, ataxia, atrophy, awkward, backache, bed sore, belligerent, bitter, blain, bleak, bleb, bleeding, blemish, blennorhea, blister, blow, boil, break, browned-off, bruise, bubo, bulla, bunion, burdensome, burn, burning, cachexia, cachexy, canker, canker sore, carbuncle, caustic, chafe, chafed, chancre, chancroid, check, cheerless, chilblain, chill, chills, chip, choleric, clashing, cold sore, colic, colliding, comfortless, concussion, conflicting, constipation, convulsion, coughing, crack, crackle, cramp, craze, critical, cross, cut, cyanosis, damage, danger, delicate, deplorable, depressing, depressive, desperate, despiteful, diarrhea, difficulty, dire, discomforting, dismal, dismaying, distress, distressful, distressing, dizziness, dolor, dolorific, dolorogenic, dolorous, dreary, dropsy, dysentery, dyspepsia, dyspnea, edema, emaciation, embarrassing, embittered, eschar, extreme, fainting, fatigue, felon, fester, festering, fever, fever blister, fibrillation, fierce, fiery, fistula, flash burn, flux, fracture, fray, frazzle, full of hate, furuncle, furunculus, gall, galled, gash, gathering, grief, grievous, growth, gumboil, harrowing, hateful, heavy, hemorrhage, hemorrhoids, high blood pressure, hostile, hurt, hurtful, hurting, hydrops, hypertension, hypotension, icterus, incensed, incision, indigestion, indignant, infection, inflamed, inflammation, injury, insomnia, irate, ireful, irked, irritated, irritation, itching, jaundice, joyless, kibe, labored breathing, laceration, lamentable, lesion, livid, low blood pressure, lumbago, mad, malevolent, malicious, malignant, marasmus, mortal wound, mournful, moving, mutilation, nasal discharge, nasty blow, nausea, necrosis, onerous, oppressive, pain, painful, pang, papula, papule, paralysis, paronychia, parulis, passion, pathetic, peeved, petechia, piles, pimple, pissed, pissed-off, piteous, pitiable, pock, poignant, polyp, pressing, prickly, pruritus, puncture, pustule, quarrelsome, rancorous, rankled, rankling, rash, raw, rawness, red, regrettable, rent, repugnant, resentful, resenting, rheum, riled up, rip, rising, rueful, run, rupture, sad, saddening, scab, scald, sclerosis, scorch, scrape, scratch, scuff, second-degree burn, seizure, sensitive, sensitiveness, serious, set against, severe, sharp, shock, skin eruption, slash, smarting, sneezing, soft chancre, sore spot, soreness, sorrowful, spasm, spiteful, splenetic, stab, stab wound, stewing, stigma, stinging, stress, stress of life, stroke, sty, suffering, suppuration, swelling, tabes, tachycardia, tear, tender, tender spot, tenderness, third-degree burn, thorny, throes, ticked off, ticklish, tingling, touching, touchy, trauma, trouble, troublesome, tubercle, tumor, ulcer, ulceration, uncomfortable, upset, upset stomach, urgent, venomous, vertigo, vexed, virulent, vitriolic, vomiting, wale, wasting, welt, wheal, whelk, whitlow, woebegone, woeful, worked up, wound, wounds immedicable, wrathful, wrathy, wrench, wretched, wroth, wrought-up

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sore

Disease

N disease, illness, sickness, ailing, all the ills that flesh is heir to, morbidity, morbosity, infirmity, ailment, indisposition, complaint, disorder, malady, distemper, distemperature, visitation, attack, seizure, stroke, fit, delicacy, loss of health, invalidation, cachexy, cachexia, atrophy, marasmus, indigestion, dyspepsia, decay, decline, consumption, palsy, paralysis, prostration, taint, pollution, infection, sepsis, septicity, infestation, epidemic, pandemic, endemic, epizootic, murrain, plague, pestilence, pox, sore, ulcer, abscess, fester, boil, pimple, wen, carbuncle, gathering, imposthume, peccant humor, issue, rot, canker, cold sore, fever sore, cancer, carcinoma, leukemia, neoplastic disease, malignancy, tumor, caries, mortification, corruption, gangrene, sphacelus, sphacelation, leprosy, eruption, rash, breaking out, fever, temperature, calenture, inflammation, ague, angina pectoris, appendicitis, Asiatic cholera, spasmodic cholera, biliary calculus, kidney stone, black death, bubonic plague, pneumonic plague, blennorrhagia, blennorrhoea, blood poisoning, bloodstroke, bloody flux, brash, breakbone fever, dengue fever, malarial fever, Q-fever, heart attack, cardiac arrest, cardiomyopathy, hardening of the arteries, arteriosclerosis, atherosclerosis, bronchocele, canker rash, cardialgia, carditis, endocarditis, cholera, asphyxia, chlorosis, chorea, cynanche, dartre, enanthem, enanthema, erysipelas, exanthem, exanthema, gallstone, goiter, gonorrhea, green sickness, grip, grippe, influenza, flu, hay fever, heartburn, heaves, rupture, hernia, hemorrhoids, piles, herpes, itch, king's evil, lockjaw, measles, mumps, polio, necrosis, pertussis, phthisis, pneumonia, psora, pyaemia, pyrosis, quinsy, rachitis, ringworm, rubeola, St. Vitus's dance, scabies, scarlatina, scarlet fever, scrofula, seasickness, struma, syntexis, tetanus, tetter, tonsillitis, tonsilitis, tracheocele, trachoma, trismus, varicella, varicosis, variola, water qualm, whooping cough, yellow fever, yellow jack, fatal disease, dangerous illness, galloping consumption, churchyard cough, general breaking up, break up of the system, idiocy insanity, martyr to disease, cripple, the halt the lame and the blind, valetudinary, valetudinarian, invalid, patient, case, sickroom, sick- chamber, pathology, etiology, nosology, anthrax, bighead, blackleg, blackquarter, cattle plague, glanders, mange, scrapie, milk sickness, heartworm, feline leukemia, roundworms, quarter-evil, quarter-ill, rinderpest, virus, bacterium, bacteria, DNA virus, RNA virus, rhinovirus, rhabdovirus, picornavirus, herpesvirus, cytomegalovirus, CMV, human immunodefficiency virus, HIV, diseased, ailing, ill, ill of, taken ill, seized with, indisposed, unwell, sick, squeamish, poorly, seedy, affected with illness, afflicted with illness, laid up, confined, bedridden, invalided, in hospital, on the sick list, out of health, out of sorts, under the weather, valetudinary, unsound, unhealthy, sickly, morbid, morbose, healthless, infirm, chlorotic, unbraced, drooping, flagging, lame, crippled, halting, morbid, tainted, vitiated, peccant, contaminated, poisoned, tabid, mangy, leprous, cankered, rotten, rotten to the core, rotten at the core, withered, palsied, paralytic, dyspeptic, luetic, pneumonic, pulmonic, phthisic, rachitic, syntectic, syntectical, tabetic, varicose, touched in the wind, broken-winded, spavined, gasping, hors de combat, weakly, weakened, decrepit, decayed, incurable, in declining health, cranky, in a bad way, in danger, prostrate, moribund, morbific epidemic, endemic, zymotic.

Pain

N mental suffering, pain, dolor, suffering, sufferance, ache, smart, passion, displeasure, dissatisfaction, discomfort, discomposure, disquiet, malaise, inquietude, uneasiness, vexation of spirit, taking, discontent, dejection, weariness, anhedonia, annoyance, irritation, worry, infliction, visitation, plague, bore, bother, botheration, stew, vexation, mortification, chagrin, esclandre, mauvais quart d'heur, care, anxiety, solicitude, trouble, trial, ordeal, fiery ordeal, shock, blow, cark, dole, fret, burden, load, concern, grief, sorrow, distress, affliction, woe, bitterness, heartache, carking cares, heavy heart, aching heart, bleeding heart, broken heart, heavy affliction, gnawing grief, unhappiness, infelicity, misery, tribulation, wretchedness, desolation, despair, extremity, prostration, depth of misery, nightmare, ephialtes, incubus, pang, anguish, agony, torture, torment, purgatory, hell upon earth, iron age, reign of terror, slough of despond, peck of troubles, ills that flesh is heir to, miseries of human life, unkindest cut of all, sufferer, victim, prey, martyr, object of compassion, wretch, shorn lamb, in pain, in a state of pain, full of pain, suffering, pained, afflicted, worried, displeased, aching, griped, sore, on the rack, in limbo, between hawk and buzzard, uncomfortable, uneasy, ill at ease, in a taking, in a way, disturbed, discontented, out of humor, weary, heavy laden, stricken, crushed, a prey to, victimized, ill-used, unfortunate, to be pitied, doomed, devoted, accursed, undone, lost, stranded, fey, unhappy, infelicitous, poor, wretched, miserable, woe-begone, cheerless, careworn, concerned, sorry, sorrowing, sorrowful, cut up, chagrined, horrified, horror-stricken, in grief, plunged in grief, a prey to grief, in tears, steeped to the lips in misery, heart-stricken, heart-broken, heart-scalded, broken-hearted, in despair, the iron entered into our soul, haeret lateri lethalis arundo, one's heart bleeding, down, thou climbing sorrow, mirth cannot move a soul in agony, nessun maggior dolere che ricordarsi del tempo fel, sorrow's crown of sorrow is remembering happier th, the Niobe of Nations.

Painfulness

N painfulness, trouble, care, trial, affliction, infliction, blow, stroke, burden, load, curse, bitter pill, bitter draught, waters of bitterness, annoyance, grievance, nuisance, vexation, mortification, sickener, bore, bother, pother, hot water, sea of troubles, hornet's nest, plague, pest, cancer, ulcer, sting, thorn, canker, scorpion, dagger, scourge, carking care, canker worm of care, mishap, misfortune, desagrement, esclandre, rub, source of irritation, source of annoyance, wound, open sore, sore subject, skeleton in the closet, thorn in the flesh, thorn in one's side, where the shoe pinches, gall and wormwood, sorry sight, heavy news, provocation, affront, head and front of one's offending, infestation, molestation, malignity, causing pain, hurting, hurtful, painful, dolorific, dolorous, unpleasant, unpleasing, displeasing, disagreeable, unpalatable, bitter, distasteful, uninviting, unwelcome, undesirable, undesired, obnoxious, unacceptable, unpopular, thankless, unsatisfactory, untoward, unlucky, uncomfortable, distressing, afflicting, afflictive, joyless, cheerless, comfortless, dismal, disheartening, depressing, depressive, dreary, melancholy, grievous, piteous, woeful, rueful, mournful, deplorable, pitiable, lamentable, sad, affecting, touching, pathetic, irritating, provoking, stinging, annoying, aggravating, mortifying, galling, unaccommodating, invidious, vexatious, troublesome, tiresome, irksome, wearisome, plaguing, plaguy, awkward, importunate, teasing, pestering, bothering, harassing, worrying, tormenting, carking, intolerable, insufferable, insupportable, unbearable, unendurable, past bearing, not to be borne, not to be endured, more than flesh and blood can bear, enough to drive one mad, enough to provoke a saint, enough to make a parson swear, enough to gag a maggot, shocking, terrific, grim, appalling, crushing, dreadful, fearful, frightful, thrilling, tremendous, dire, heart-breaking, heart-rending, heart-wounding, heart-corroding, heart-sickening, harrowing, rending, odious, hateful, execrable, repulsive, repellent, abhorrent, horrid, horrible, horrific, horrifying, offensive, nauseous, nauseating, disgusting, sickening, revolting, nasty, loathsome, loathful, fulsome, vile, hideous, sharp, acute, sore, severe, grave, hard, harsh, cruel, biting, caustic, cutting, corroding, consuming, racking, excruciating, searching, grinding, grating, agonizing, envenomed, catheretic, pyrotic, ruinous, disastrous, calamitous, tragical, desolating, withering, burdensome, onerous, oppressive, cumbrous, cumbersome, painfully, with pain, deuced, Int, hinc illae lachrymae!, surgit amari aliquid, the place being too hot to hold one, the iron entering into the soul, he jests at scars that never felt a wound, I must be cruel only to be kind, what deep wounds ever closed without a scar?.

Discontent

N discontent, discontentment, dissatisfaction, dissent, disappointment, mortification, cold comfort, regret, repining, taking on, heart-burning, heart-grief, querulousness, hypercriticism, inquietude, vexation of spirit, soreness, worry, concern, fear, malcontent, grumbler, growler, croaker, dissident, dissenter, laudator temporis acti, censurer, complainer, fault-finder, murmerer, cave of Adullam, indignation meeting, winter of our discontent, with what I most enjoy contented least, discontented, dissatisfied, unsatisfied, ungratified, dissident, dissentient, malcontent, malcontented, exigent, exacting, hypercritical, repining, regretful, down in the mouth, in high dudgeon, in a fume, in the sulks, in the dumps, in bad humor, glum, sulky, sour as a crab, soured, sore, out of humor, out of temper, disappointing, unsatisfactory, frustrated (failure), Int, so much the worse!, that won't do, that will never do, it will never do, curtae nescio quid semper abest rei, ne Jupiter Quidem omnibus placet, poor in abundance, famished at a feast.

Resentment

N resentment, displeasure, animosity, anger, wrath, indignation, exasperation, bitter resentment, wrathful indignation, pique, umbrage, huff, miff, soreness, dudgeon, acerbity, virulence, bitterness, acrimony, asperity, spleen, gall, heart-burning, heart-swelling, rankling, ill humor, bad humor, ill temper, bad temper, irascibility, ill blood, revenge, excitement, irritation, warmth, bile, choler, ire, fume, pucker, dander, ferment, ebullition, towering passion, acharnement, angry mood, taking, pet, tiff, passion, fit, tantrums, burst, explosion, paroxysm, storm, rage, fury, desperation, violence, fire and fury, vials of wrath, gnashing of teeth, hot blood, high words, scowl, sulks, affront, provocation, offense, indignity, grudge, crow to pluck, bone to pick, sore subject, casus belli, ill turn, outrage, Furies, Eumenides, buffet, slap in the face, box on the ear, rap on the knuckles, angry, wrath, irate, ireful, wrathful, cross, Achillean, sulky, bitter, virulent, acrimonious &c (discourteous), violent, warm, burning, boiling, boiling over, fuming, raging, foaming, foaming at the mouth, convulsed with rage, offended, waxy, acharne, wrought, worked up, indignant, hurt, sore, set against, fierce, wild, rageful, furious, mad with rage, fiery, infuriate, rabid, savage, relentless, flushed with anger, flushed with rage, in a huff, in a stew, in a fume, in a pucker, in a passion, in a rage, in a fury, in a taking, in a way, on one's high ropes, up in arms, in high dudgeon, angrily, in the height of passion, in the heat of passion, in the heat of the moment, Int, tantaene animis coelestibus irae!, marry come up!, zounds!, 'sdeath!, one's blood being up, one's back being up, one's monkey being up, fervens difficili bile jecur, the gorge rising, eyes flashing fire, the blood rising, the blood boiling, haeret lateri lethalis arundo, beware the fury of a patient man, furor arma ministrat, ira furor brevis est, quem Jupiter vult perdere dementat prius, What, drunk with choler?.

Physical Pain

N physical pain, pain, suffering, sufferance, suffrance, bodily pain, physical pain, bodily suffering, physical suffering, body pain, mental suffering, dolour, ache, aching, smart, shoot, shooting, twinge, twitch, gripe, headache, stomach ache, heartburn, angina, angina pectoris, hurt, cut, sore, soreness, discomfort, malaise, cephalalgia, earache, gout, ischiagra, lumbago, neuralgia, odontalgia, otalgia, podagra, rheumatism, sciatica, tic douloureux, toothache, tormina, torticollis, spasm, cramp, nightmare, ephialtes, crick, stitch, thrill, convulsion, throe, throb, pang, colic, kink, sharp pain, piercing pain, throbbing pain, shooting pain, sting, gnawing pain, burning pain, excruciating pain, anguish, agony, torment, torture, rack, cruciation, crucifixion, martyrdom, toad under a harrow, vivisection, in pain, in a state of pain, pained, gouty, podagric, torminous, painful, aching, sore, raw, Special Sensation (1) Touch, physical pain, pain, suffering, sufferance, suffrance, bodily pain, physical pain, bodily suffering, physical suffering, body pain, mental suffering, dolour, ache, aching, smart, shoot, shooting, twinge, twitch, gripe, headache, stomach ache, heartburn, angina, angina pectoris, hurt, cut, sore, soreness, discomfort, malaise, cephalalgia, earache, gout, ischiagra, lumbago, neuralgia, odontalgia, otalgia, podagra, rheumatism, sciatica, tic douloureux, toothache, tormina, torticollis, spasm, cramp, nightmare, ephialtes, crick, stitch, thrill, convulsion, throe, throb, pang, colic, kink, sharp pain, piercing pain, throbbing pain, shooting pain, sting, gnawing pain, burning pain, excruciating pain, anguish, agony, torment, torture, rack, cruciation, crucifixion, martyrdom, toad under a harrow, vivisection, in pain, in a state of pain, pained, gouty, podagric, torminous, painful, aching, sore, raw, Special Sensation (1) Touch.


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