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Synonyms for sore

Synonyms for (noun) sore

Synonyms: sore Definition: an open skin infection

Similar words: infection Definition: the pathological state resulting from the invasion of the body by pathogenic microorganisms

Synonyms for (adjective) sore

Synonyms: huffy, mad, sore Definition: roused to anger Usage: 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

Similar words: angry Definition: feeling or showing anger Usage: angry at the weather; angry customers; an angry silence; sending angry letters to the papers

Synonyms: sensitive, sore, tender, raw Definition: hurting Usage: the tender spot on his jaw

Similar words: painful Definition: causing physical or psychological pain Usage: worked with painful slowness

Synonyms: sore, painful, afflictive Definition: causing misery or pain or distress Usage: it was a sore trial to him; the painful process of growing up

Similar words: unpleasant Definition: disagreeable to the senses, to the mind, or feelings Usage: an unpleasant personality; unpleasant repercussions; unpleasant odors