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sore

painful to the touch; tender: a sore arm; open wound
Not to be confused with:
soar – rise, fly, or glide without effort: The eagles soar high into the sky.
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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.
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sore

(sɔː)
adj
1. (Pathology) (esp of a wound, injury, etc) painfully sensitive; tender
2. causing annoyance: a sore point.
3. resentful; irked: he was sore that nobody believed him.
4. urgent; pressing: in sore need.
5. (postpositive) grieved; distressed
6. causing grief or sorrow
n
7. (Pathology) a painful or sensitive wound, injury, etc
8. any cause of distress or vexation
adv
archaic direly; sorely (now only in such phrases as sore pressed, sore afraid)
[Old English sār; related to Old Norse sārr, Old High German sēr, Gothic sair sore, Latin saevus angry]
ˈsoreness n
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sore

(sɔr, soʊr)

adj. sor•er, sor•est,
n., adv. adj.
1. physically painful or sensitive, as a wound or diseased part: a sore arm.
2. suffering bodily pain from wounds, bruises, etc.
3. suffering mental pain; grieved or distressed: to be sore at heart.
4. causing great mental pain, distress, or sorrow: a sore loss.
5. causing very great misery, hardship, and the like: in sore need.
6. annoyed; irritated; angered.
7. causing annoyance or irritation: a sore subject.
n.
8. a sore spot or place on the body.
9. a source of grief, distress, etc.
adv.
10. Archaic. sorely.
[before 900; Middle English; Old English sār (adj.), c. Old Frisian sār, Old Saxon, Old High German sēr, Old Norse sār; akin to Old English, Old Norse sār pain, Gothic sair]
sore′ness, n.
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sore

  • angry - Describing a wound or sore that is red and inflamed.
  • merry-gall - A sore produced by chafing.
  • sore - As a noun, it first meant generally "physical pain and suffering."
  • chafe, chaff - To chafe means to rub until sore or worn; to chaff means to tease good-naturedly.
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Sord, Sore

 a flight or flock of mallard in the air, 1470. See also safe.
Examples: sord of mallard, 1470; of ducks.
Dictionary of Collective Nouns and Group Terms. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sore - an open skin infectionsore - an open skin infection    
infection - the pathological state resulting from the invasion of the body by pathogenic microorganisms
blain - an inflammatory swelling or sore
fester, suppurating sore - a sore that has become inflamed and formed pus
gall - a skin sore caused by chafing
Adj.1.sore - hurting; "the tender spot on his jaw"
painful - causing physical or psychological pain; "worked with painful slowness"
2.sore - causing misery or pain or distresssore - causing misery or pain or distress; "it was a sore trial to him"; "the painful process of growing up"
unpleasant - disagreeable to the senses, to the mind, or feelings ; "an unpleasant personality"; "unpleasant repercussions"; "unpleasant odors"
3.sore - roused to angersore - 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"
colloquialism - a colloquial expression; characteristic of spoken or written communication that seeks to imitate informal speech
angry - feeling or showing anger; "angry at the weather"; "angry customers"; "an angry silence"; "sending angry letters to the papers"
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sore

adjective
1. painful, smarting, raw, tender, burning, angry, sensitive, irritated, inflamed, chafed, reddened My chest is still sore from the surgery.
2. annoyed, cross, angry, pained, hurt, upset, stung, irritated, grieved, pissed (U.S. slang), pissed (off) (taboo slang), resentful, aggrieved, vexed, irked, peeved (informal) The result of it is that they are all feeling very sore at you.
3. annoying, distressing, troublesome, harrowing, grievous Timing is frequently a sore point.
4. (Literary) urgent, desperate, extreme, dire, pressing, critical, acute The prime minister is in sore need of friends.
noun
1. abscess, boil, ulcer, inflammation, gathering All of us had long sores on our backs.
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sore

adjective
1. Marked by, causing, or experiencing physical pain:
2. Informal. Feeling or showing anger:
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Translations
غاضِب، مُنْزَعِجقَرْحَةقُرْحَةٌ جِلْدِيَّه، ألَممُؤْلِممُؤْلِم، مُحْزِن
bolákbolavé místobolavýbolestivýrozbolavělý
ømømhedsårirriteret
haavakipeä
bolanrana
fájó
aumurgramursár
さわると痛いところ痛い
상처아픈
apimtas skausmųlabai smarkiainegalintis užmirštiopaskaudėjimas
aizkaitinātsaizvainotsbrūcejēlumsjutīgs
boľačkarozboľavený
boleč
ömsår
เจ็บปวดความเจ็บ
ağrılıyaraağrısı olanağrıyançıban
đauvết thương

sore

[sɔːʳ]
A. ADJ (sorer (compar) (sorest (superl)))
1. (Med) (= aching) [part of body] → dolorido; (= painful) [cut, graze] → doloroso
it's soreme duele
my eyes are sore; I have sore eyesme duelen los ojos
I'm sore all overme duele todo el cuerpo
I have a sore throatme duele la garganta
to be sore at heart (liter) he was sore at heartle dolía el corazón
2. (= angry, upset)
to be sore about sthestar resentido por algo
what are you so sore about?¿por qué estás tan resentido?
to be sore at sbestar enfadado or (LAm) enojado con algn
don't get sore!¡no te vayas a ofender!, ¡no te enojes! (LAm)
it's a sore pointes un tema delicado or espinoso
to be sore with sbestar enfadado or (LAm) enojado con algn
3. (liter) (= very great)
there is a sore need ofhay gran necesidad de ...
it was a sore temptationera una fuerte tentación
B. N (Med) → llaga f, úlcera f
to open up old soresabrir viejas heridas
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sore

[ˈsɔːr]
adj
(= painful) → douloureux/euse, sensible
it's sore → ça fait mal
my feet are sore, I've got sore feet → j'ai mal aux pieds
to have a sore throat → avoir mal à la gorge
that's a sore point (fig)c'est un point sensible
(mainly US) (= annoyed) → agacé(e)
to be sore at sb → en vouloir à qn
to be sore about sth → être agacé(e) par qch
nplaie f
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sore

adj (+er)
(= hurting)weh, schlimm (inf); (= inflamed)wund, entzündet; to have a sore throatHalsschmerzen haben; my eyes are soremir tun die Augen weh; my wrist feels soremein Handgelenk schmerzt (geh)or tut weh; to have sore musclesMuskelkater haben; to have a sore head (esp US, Scot) → Kopfschmerzen haben; I’ve got sore feet after all that walkingmeine Füße tun nach all dem Wandern weh; I’m sore all overmir tut alles weh; where are you sore?wo tut es (dir/Ihnen) weh?, was tut (dir/Ihnen) weh?; to be sore at heart (liter)betrübt sein (geh); her heart was sore (liter)ihr war weh ums Herz (liter)
(fig) a sore pointein wunder Punkt; a sore subjectein heikles Thema
(esp US inf: = angry, upset) → verärgert, sauer (inf) (→ about sth über etw acc, → at sb über jdn); now don’t get sore at mewerd doch nicht gleich sauer! (inf)
(= great) to be in sore need of somethingetw unbedingt or dringend brauchen; in sore distress (liter)in arger Not (liter)
adv (obs, = greatly) → arg (old), → gar sehr (obs); and when they saw the angel they were sore afraid (Bibl) → und als sie den Engel sahen, fürchteten sie sich sehr
n (Med) → wunde Stelle; (caused by friction) → wunde or wund gescheuerte Stelle; open soreoffene Wunde; to open old sores (fig)alte Wunden öffnen
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sore

[sɔːʳ]
1. adj (-r (comp) (-st (superl)))
a. (painful) → dolorante
I feel sore all over → sono tutto indolenzito
sore throat → mal m di gola
my eyes are sore, I have sore eyes → mi fanno male gli occhi
he's like a bear with a sore head (fig) → è molto irascibile
b. (fig) it's a sore pointè un punto delicato
to touch on a sore point → mettere il dito sulla piaga
to feel sore about sth (esp Am) (fam) → essere molto seccato/a per qc
don't get sore! (esp Am) (fam) → non te la prendere!
2. n (Med) → piaga
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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
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sore

قَرْحَة, مُؤْلِم bolavé místo, bolestivý øm, ømhed wund, Wunde ερεθισμένος, πληγή dolorido, llaga haava, kipeä douleur, douloureux bolan, rana dolorante, piaga さわると痛いところ, 痛い 상처, 아픈 pijnlijk, zweer sår obolały, rana dolorido, dorido, ferida болезненный, больное место öm, sår เจ็บปวด, ความเจ็บ ağrılı, yara đau, vết thương 疼痛的, 痛处
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sore

n. llaga, úlcera, herida;
v.
to be ___estar adolorido-a;
a. [feeling] adolorido-a, doloroso-a, con dolor;
___ all overmalestar general, dolor en todo el cuerpo;
___ eyesmalestar en los ojos, ojos adoloridos;
___ throatdolor de garganta.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012
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sore

adj dolorido, adolorido (Amer); — throat dolor m de garganta; n llaga, herida, úlcera; pressure — úlcera de decúbito (form), úlcera por presión, llaga debida a permanecer mucho tiempo sentado o encamado sin cambiar de posición
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References in classic literature ?
For where his stick had struck her on the forehead there came a sore that would not be healed, and in the sore grew an abscess, and the abscess ate inwards till it came to the brain.
Don Quixote a madman, and we sane; he goes off laughing, safe, and sound, and you are left sore and sorry!
The little children were in a pitiable condition--they all had sore eyes, and were otherwise afflicted in various ways.
It is a great doctor for sore hearts and sore heads, too, your ship's routine, which I have seen soothe - at least for a time - the most turbulent of spirits.
It still rained, and I turned in to sleep, as wet as ever, and with a cruel sore throat, but a little comforted, perhaps, by having said good-night to my next neighbours, the people of Iona.
Alleyne had known every brother well, but this was a face which was new to him--a face which was very red and puffed, working this way and that, as though the man were sore perplexed in his mind.
Poor Huck was in the same state of wretchedness and terror, for Tom had told the whole story to the lawyer the night before the great day of the trial, and Huck was sore afraid that his share in the business might leak out, yet, notwithstanding Injun Joe's flight had saved him the suffering of testifying in court.
Daily his strength ebbed away from him, until he was in sore distress.
I, too, am well now: one of my eyes was sore but now I am on the lookout with both.
Then was he sore grieved, because he had no child to sit upon the throne after him save a maiden very fair.
Just as it always seems that one bruises oneself on a sore place, so Stepan Arkadyevitch felt now that the conversation would by ill luck fall every moment on Alexey Alexandrovitch's sore spot.
Looking daily at you, my good sir, and watching the tokens of your aspect now for months gone by, I should deem you a man sore sick, it may be, yet not so sick but that an instructed and watchful physician might well hope to cure you.