adjective, sorer, sorest.
physically painful or sensitive, as a wound, hurt, or diseased part:
a sore arm.
suffering bodily pain from wounds, bruises, etc., as a person:
He is sore because of all that exercise.
suffering mental pain; grieved, distressed, or sorrowful:
to be sore at heart.
causing great mental pain, distress, or sorrow:
a sore bereavement.
causing very great suffering, misery, hardship, etc.:
Informal. annoyed; irritated; offended; angered:
He was sore because he had to wait.
causing annoyance or irritation:
a sore subject.
a sore spot or place on the body.
a source or cause of grief, distress, irritation, etc.
(esp of a wound, injury, etc) painfully sensitive; tender
causing annoyance: a sore point
resentful; irked: he was sore that nobody believed him
urgent; pressing: in sore need
(postpositive) grieved; distressed
causing grief or sorrow
a painful or sensitive wound, injury, etc
any cause of distress or vexation
(archaic) direly; sorely (now only in such phrases as sore pressed, sore afraid)
An open skin lesion, wound, or ulcer. adj.
Painful to the touch; tender.
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