Definitions of sore

  1. an open skin infection
  2. A painful or diseased spot in an animal body; ulcer; wound; a bruise or break in the skin.
  3. A wound: an ulcer or boil: ( B.) grief, affliction.
  4. Flesh rendered painful by injury or disease; ulcer.
  5. A bruised or inflamed spot; boil; ulcer.
  6. A sore and tender place in the animal body; an ulcer; a boil; grief; affliction.
  7. A hawk of the first year; also a buck of the fourth year.
  8. A part in an animal body where the skin is ruptured or bruised; an ulcer; a wound; grief; affliction.
  9. Grievously; severely; deeply.
  10. Sorely.
  11. ( B.) Same as SORELY.
  12. Intensely; greatly.
  13. Intensely; severely.
  14. causing misery or pain or distress; " it was a sore trial to him"; " the painful process of growing up"
  15. ( informal) 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"
  16. hurting; " the tender spot on his jaw"
  17. 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"
  18. Reddish brown; sorrel.
  19. A young buck in the fourth year. See the Note under Buck.
  20. Fig.: Sensitive; tender; easily pained, grieved, or vexed; very susceptible of irritation.
  21. Severe; afflictive; distressing; as, a sore disease; sore evil or calamity.
  22. Criminal; wrong; evil.
  23. A place in an animal body where the skin and flesh are ruptured or bruised, so as to be tender or painful; a painful or diseased place, such as an ulcer or a boil.
  24. Fig.: Grief; affliction; trouble; difficulty.
  25. In a sore manner; with pain; grievously.
  26. Greatly; violently; deeply.
  27. Tender or painful to the touch; sensitive; grieved; as, her heart was sore; severe; distressing; as, a sore disappointment.
  28. Wounded: tender: susceptible of pain: easily pained or grieved: ( B.) severe.
  29. Painfully; grievously.
  30. Wounded; diseased; susceptible of pain; easily annoyed.
  31. Having a sore; being inflamed or painful; touchy.
  32. Causing extreme distress; also, very great; extreme.
  33. Painful in body or mind; violent with pain; severe; distressing; tender and susceptible of pain from pressure; easily pained, grieved or vexed; affected with inflammation.
  34. Tender to the touch; affected with pain; painful; distressing; tender, as the mind.
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