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