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Definition of "sore" []

  • Painful to the touch; tender. (adjective)
  • Feeling physical pain; hurting: sore all over. (adjective)
  • Causing misery, sorrow, or distress; grievous: in sore need. (adjective)
  • Causing embarrassment or irritation: a sore subject. (adjective)
  • Full of distress; sorrowful. (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 "sore" in a sentence
  • "The Republican party has no reguard for laws, this is a hangover from the Bushies Admin sore losers."
  • "Those lunatics believe they are a majority and will be sore from the whooping they will take in the next elections."
  • "The Chinese cure for canker sore is called Watermelon Frost"