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Synonyms for headache
ˈhɛdˌeɪk

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. concern, worry, headache, vexation(noun)

    something or someone that causes anxiety; a source of unhappiness

    "New York traffic is a constant concern"; "it's a major worry"

    Synonyms:
    business concern, annoying, cephalalgia, business organisation, botheration, trouble, business organization, worry, chafe, head ache, care, irritation, business, vexation, annoyance, concern, fear

  2. headache, head ache, cephalalgia(noun)

    pain in the head caused by dilation of cerebral arteries or muscle contractions or a reaction to drugs

    Synonyms:
    concern, head ache, worry, cephalalgia, vexation

Wiktionary

  1. headache(noun)

    Synonyms:
    cephalalgia

  2. headache(noun)

    Synonyms:
    bother, pain in the neck

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. headache(n.)

    Synonyms:
    cephalalgy

  2. headache(n.)

    Synonyms:
    rashly, hastily, precipitately, headlong

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. headache(n)

    Synonyms:
    megrim, cephalalgy, galea

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "headache":

    headaches, migraine, puzzle

How to pronounce headache?

Alex
Alex
US English
Daniel
Daniel
British
Karen
Karen
Australian
Veena
Veena
Indian

How to say headache in sign language?

  1. headache

Words popularity by usage frequency

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#71business
#309care
#2824fear
#3115concern
#3124trouble
#4785puzzle
#5005worry
#9416annoying
#9936bother
#11228headache
#14723headaches
#17824migraine
#18131irritation
#28022annoyance
#90291chafe
#100265vexation
#266833cephalalgia

How to use headache in a sentence?

  1. Richard Aboulafia:

    The technology is a headache, but not insurmountable. The damage to the reputation is the biggest challenge of all.

  2. Nathan Rigney:

    Some people may end up paying more. Some will end up paying a little less, and some will break even. But it can be a huge headache even when there's not a big impact on your bank account.

  3. Marc Polymeropoulos:

    I have a terrible headache that never goes away, the loss of long-distance vision, tinnitus ringing in the ears.

  4. Joan Lunden:

    Holding on to anger, resentment and hurt only gives you tense muscles, a headache and a sore jaw from clenching your teeth. Forgiveness gives you back the laughter and the lightness in your life.

  5. Stephen Innes:

    At that tipping point, the producer surplus will become a massive logistical headache for oil storage consideration, which then opens up the trap door for oil prices to plummet below cash costs.


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