Definitions for soresɔr, soʊr
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
soresɔr, soʊr(adj.; n.; adv.)sor•er, sor•est
(adj.)physically painful or sensitive, as a wound or diseased part:
a sore arm.
suffering bodily pain from wounds, bruises, etc.
suffering mental pain; grieved or distressed:
to be sore at heart.
Category: Pathology, Psychiatry
causing great mental pain, distress, or sorrow:
a sore loss.
causing very great misery, hardship, and the like:
in sore need.
annoyed; irritated; angered.
causing annoyance or irritation:
a sore subject.
(n.)a sore spot or place on the body.
a source of grief, distress, etc.
Origin of sore:
bef. 900; ME; OE sār (adj.), c. OFris sār, OS, OHG sēr, ON sār; akin to OE, ON sār pain, Go sair
an open skin infection
sensitive, sore, raw, tender(adj)
"the tender spot on his jaw"
afflictive, painful, sore(adj)
causing misery or pain or distress
"it was a sore trial to him"; "the painful process of growing up"
huffy, mad, sore(adj)
roused to anger
"stayed huffy a good while"- Mark Twain; "she gets mad when you wake her up so early"; "mad at his friend"; "sore over a remark"
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
inflamed and painful
Does your throat feel sore?
sth sb is embarrassed about or ashamed of
Let's not talk about failing exams - it's a sore point with him right now.
a painful infected area on your skin
He had open sores all over his legs.
An injured, infected, inflamed or diseased patch of skin.
They put ointment and a bandage on the sore.
Very, excessively, extremely (of something bad).
Causing pain or discomfort; painfully sensitive.
Her feet were sore from walking so far.
The school was in sore need of textbooks, theirs having been ruined in the flood.
Feeling animosity towards someone; annoyed or angered.
Joe was sore at Bob for beating him at checkers.
Origin: sor, from sār (noun) 'ache, wound' and sār (adj.) 'painful, grievous', from sairan (noun) (compare Dutch zeer 'sore, ache', Danish sår 'wound'), and (adj.) 'sore' (compare German sehr 'very'), from pre-Germanic *sh₂ei-ro-, enlargement of sh₂ei- 'to be fierce, afflict' (compare Hittite sawar 'anger', Welsh hoed 'pain', Ancient Greek ōdía 'toothache').
reddish brown; sorrel
a young hawk or falcon in the first year
a young buck in the fourth year. See the Note under Buck
tender to the touch; susceptible of pain from pressure; inflamed; painful; -- said of the body or its parts; as, a sore hand
fig.: Sensitive; tender; easily pained, grieved, or vexed; very susceptible of irritation
severe; afflictive; distressing; as, a sore disease; sore evil or calamity
criminal; wrong; evil
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
fig.: Grief; affliction; trouble; difficulty
in a sore manner; with pain; grievously
greatly; violently; deeply
Sore is second album released by sludge metal band Buzzov*en in 1994, through Roadrunner Records. It has since gone out of print.
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Translations for sore
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
My leg is very sore; I have a sore leg.
- مُؤْلِم، مُحْزِنArabic
- dolorosoPortuguese (BR)
- πονεμένος, πληγιασμένος, ερεθισμένοςGreek
- दुखता, दर्द भराHindi
- bolan, ranjavCroatian
- dolente, dolorosoItalian
- skaudamas, skausmingasLithuanian
- sāpīgs; jutīgs; noberzts; nobrāztsLatvian
- øm, smertefull, sårNorwegian
- chory, bolący, obolałyPolish
- öm, mörbultad, ondSwedish
- ağrılı, ağrıyanTurkish
- 痛的Chinese (Trad.)
- болючий; запаленийUkrainian
- đau, nhức nhốiVietnamese
- 痛的Chinese (Simp.)
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