soreness


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sore

 (sôr)
adj. sor·er, sor·est
1. Painful to the touch; tender.
2. Feeling physical pain; hurting: sore all over.
3. Causing misery, sorrow, or distress; grievous: in sore need.
4. Causing embarrassment or irritation: a sore subject.
5. Full of distress; sorrowful.
6. Informal Angry; offended.
n.
1. An open skin lesion, wound, or ulcer.
2. A source of pain, distress, or irritation.
tr.v. sored, sor·ing, sores
To mutilate the legs or feet of (a horse) in order to induce a particular gait in the animal.
adv. Archaic
Sorely.

[Middle English, from Old English sār.]

sore′ness n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.soreness - a pain that is felt (as when the area is touched); "the best results are generally obtained by inserting the needle into the point of maximum tenderness"; "after taking a cold, rawness of the larynx and trachea come on"
chafing - soreness or irritation of the skin caused by friction
hurting, pain - a symptom of some physical hurt or disorder; "the patient developed severe pain and distension"
rebound tenderness - pain felt when a hand pressing on the abdomen is suddenly released; a symptom of peritoneal inflammation
chafe - soreness and warmth caused by friction; "he had a nasty chafe on his knee"
2.soreness - an uncomfortable feeling of mental painfulness or distress
hurt, suffering - feelings of mental or physical pain

soreness

noun
1. A sensation of physical discomfort occurring as the result of disease or injury:
Informal: misery.
2. An instance of being irritated, as in a part of the body:
Translations
ألَم حاد، تَقَرُّح
bolestivost
ømhed
gremja
acımaağrıma

soreness

[ˈsɔːnɪs] N (Med) → dolor m

soreness

[ˈsɔːrnɪs] ndouleurs fpl

soreness

n
(= ache)Schmerz m; (= rawness)Wundsein nt
(inf, = anger) → Verärgerung f (→ at über +acc)

soreness

[ˈsɔːnɪs] n (painfulness) → indolenzimento; (irritation) → irritazione f

sore

(soː) adjective
1. painful. My leg is very sore; I have a sore leg.
2. suffering pain. I am still a bit sore after my operation.
3. (American) irritated, annoyed or offended. He is still sore about what happened.
noun
a painful, injured or diseased spot on the skin. His hands were covered with horrible sores.
ˈsorely adverb
badly; acutely.
ˈsoreness noun
References in classic literature ?
But it did her good, for those whose opinion had real value gave her the critism which is an author's best education, and when the first soreness was over, she could laugh at her poor little book, yet believe in it still, and feel herself the wiser and stronger for the buffeting she had received.
we return to the rack with all the soreness of the preceding torture in our limbs.
Besides the soreness in my mouth, and the pain in my neck, it always made my windpipe feel bad, and if I had stopped there long I know it would have spoiled my breathing; but I grew more and more restless and irritable, I could not help it; and I began to snap and kick when any one came to harness me; for this the groom beat me, and one day, as they had just buckled us into the carriage, and were straining my head up with that rein, I began to plunge and kick with all my might.
The cause of that soreness," said Don Quixote, "will be, no doubt, that the staff wherewith they smote thee being a very long one, it caught thee all down the back, where all the parts that are sore are situated, and had it reached any further thou wouldst be sorer still.
is the cause of my soreness such a mystery that there's any need to tell me I am sore everywhere the staff hit me?
They soon had me patched up so that, except for weakness from loss of blood and a little soreness around the wound, I suffered no great distress from this thrust which, under earthly treatment, undoubtedly would have put me flat on my back for days.
The pain he suffered was no longer anguish, but a sort of soreness, like what one might be expected to feel if one had been thrown off a horse and, though no bones were broken, were bruised all over and shaken.
We will get us away to the greenwood tree, and there hold a merry feast in honor of our new friends, and mayhap a cup or two of good sack and canary may mellow the soreness of my poor joints and bones, though I warrant it will be many a day before I am again the man I was.
As they sat and listened, their nerves were quieted; the heat and soreness of their lips, the result of incessant talking and laughing, was smoothed away.
I have no hurts to see to, beyond a little soreness and stiffness that will soon pass off,' said Nicholas, seating himself with some difficulty.
This civility was very kindly and thankfully received by Jones, and the lieutenant accordingly went up to his room, where he found the wounded man much better than he expected; nay, Jones assured his friend, that if he had not received express orders to the contrary from the surgeon, he should have got up long ago; for he appeared to himself to be as well as ever, and felt no other inconvenience from his wound but an extreme soreness on that side of his head.
The aching and faintness of my body, the labouring of my heart, the soreness of my hands, and the smarting of my throat and eyes in the continual smoke of dust and ashes, had soon grown to be so unbearable that I would gladly have given up.