Synonyms of aching


1. ache, aching, pain, hurting

usage: a dull persistent (usually moderately intense) pain


1. hurt, ache, suffer, perceive, comprehend

usage: feel physical pain; "Were you hurting after the accident?"

2. ache, yearn, yen, pine, languish, hanker, long, yearn

usage: have a desire for something or someone who is not present; "She ached for a cigarette"; "I am pining for my lover"

3. ache, smart, hurt, cause to be perceived

usage: be the source of pain


1. aching, achy, painful (vs. painless)

usage: causing a dull and steady pain; "my aching head"; "her old achy joints"

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