Synonyms of sore


1. sore, infection

usage: an open skin infection


1. sensitive, sore, raw, tender, painful (vs. painless)

usage: hurting; "the tender spot on his jaw"

2. afflictive, painful, sore, unpleasant (vs. pleasant)

usage: causing misery or pain or distress; "it was a sore trial to him"; "the painful process of growing up"

3. huffy, mad, sore, angry (vs. unangry)

usage: 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"

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Definition and meaning of sore (Dictionary)