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Related to aching: aching heart
1. Dully painful.
2. Full of painful yearning or sorrow: an aching heart.
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|Noun||1.||aching - a dull persistent (usually moderately intense) pain|
hurting, pain - a symptom of some physical hurt or disorder; "the patient developed severe pain and distension"
backache - an ache localized in the back
cephalalgia, head ache, headache - pain in the head caused by dilation of cerebral arteries or muscle contractions or a reaction to drugs
bellyache, gastralgia, stomach ache, stomachache - an ache localized in the stomach or abdominal region
|Adj.||1.||aching - causing a dull and steady pain; "my aching head"; "her old achy joints"|
painful - causing physical or psychological pain; "worked with painful slowness"
1. painful, suffering, hurting, tired, smarting, pounding, raw, tender, sore, throbbing, harrowing, inflamed, excruciating, agonizing The aching joints and fever should last no longer than a few days.
aching[ˈeɪkɪŋ] adj (gen) → dolorante; (sad) → afflitto/a
a. doloroso-a, doliente; mortificante.