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Definition of "aching" []

  • Dully painful. (adjective)
  • Full of painful yearning or sorrow: an aching heart. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "aching" in a sentence
  • ""No craving void left aching in the breast") _an aching void_; and the nephew, Dr. Arthur Aikin, by way of variety, _a void aching_; whilst Mrs. Barbault he designated as _that pleonasm of nakedness_; since, as if it were not enough to be _bare_, she was also"
  • ""No doubt your shoulder is aching from the shooting," he said."
  • "And by the way … Belly aching is sooo not attractive! —"