Synonyms for sore:
angry; hurt mentally (adjective)
disagreeable, painful, withering, uncomfortable, throbbing, horrendous, anguishing, harrowing, wrenching, offensive, troublesome, odious, irritating, grueling, acute, agonizing, crushing, aching, Irksome, stinging, hurtful, chafing, excruciating, bitter, grievous, inflaming, bothersome, cutting, nagging, distressful, arduous, tormenting, piercing, Cramping, Besetting, trying, unpleasant, insufferable, smarting, annoying, severe, afflictive, burdensome, biting, Gnawing, cruel, miserable, woeful, stabbing, oppressive, aggravating, unbearable.
malevolent, Huffed, acerbic, stung, embittered, hurt, vexed, spiteful, antagonistic, bitter, vindictive, Piqued, infuriated, rancorous, irritated, offended, discontent, envious, resentful, splenetic, miffed, galled, Spleenful.
Sense 1 (noun)
Sense 2 (noun)
Sense 3 (noun)
discoloration, impurity, score, scab, nick, fault, spot, eyesore, scratch, hurt, notch, hack, freckle, drawback, blemish, blot, defect, abrasion, speck, mark, flaw, tarnish, distortion, stigma, dot, fleck, chip, deformity, wart, disfigurement, brand, splotch, kink, spoilage, scuff, pockmark, scar, fracture, weal, blotch, lesion, stain, damage, check, slit, defacement, gash, scrape, mar, imperfection, blister, rift.
gripe, earache, inflammation, malaise, distress, Back Ache, torment, throe, anguish, crick, chafing, spasm, sting, grief, pang, headache, Migraine, ache, wrench, rack, agony, misery, pain, smarting, suffering, stitch, wound, throb, bruise, irritation, painfulness, stab, injury, torture, cramp, burn, bite, infliction, affliction, discomfort.
Usage examples for sore:
- No, said little Davie, it isn't sore, Mammy. - "The Adventures of Joel Pepper", Margaret Sidney.
- Her heart was too sore to care to talk with any one. - "The City of Fire", Grace Livingston Hill.
- He felt sore against the master, but he liked his cake- and the tea was " tip- top." - "The Cock-House at Fellsgarth", Talbot Baines Reed.