Definitions for soresɔr, soʊr
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word sore
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"
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
Origin: [OE. sor, sar, AS. sr; akin to D. zeer, OS. & OHG. sr, G. sehr very, Icel. srr, Sw. sr, Goth. sair pain. Cf. Sorry.]
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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Sample Sentences & Example Usage
To touch a sore is to renew one's grief.
I have a perfect cure for a sore throat: cut it.
A good listener is a good talker with a sore throat.
Among wonderful things is a sore-eyed man who is an oculist.
The steam helps open stuffed-up nasal passages, and the salty broth can soothe a sore throat.
Translations for sore
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- болезнен, отчаян, ранаBulgarian
- adoloritCatalan, Valencian
- händeringend, wund, entzündet, empfindlich, weh, schlimm, verzweifeltGerman
- βασανιστικός, έλκος, επώδυνος, πληγή, πονεμένοςGreek
- llaga, doloridoSpanish
- kipeä, ruhje, haava, arka, tulehdusFinnish
- pénible, désespérant, plaie, douloureuxFrench
- goirt, creuchd, putharScottish Gaelic
- dolorante, ferita, piaga, doloroso, infiammato, ulceraItalian
- მტკივანი, წყლული, ჩირქიGeorgian
- өвдөж байгааMongolian
- wanhopig, pijnlijk, wonde, erbarmelijkDutch
- łóódNavajo, Navaho
- chaga, dolorosoPortuguese
- язва, болячка, больной, болезненный, отчаянный, ранаRussian
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