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Synonyms for sore
sɔr, soʊr

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. sore(adj)

    an open skin infection

    Antonyms:
    pleasant, painless, unangry(p)

  2. sensitive, sore, raw, tender(adj)

    hurting

    "the tender spot on his jaw"

    Synonyms:
    stark naked, sensitive, tender, bare-assed, new, fond, cranky, crank, raw, warm, naked as a jaybird, unsanded, natural, peeled, in the altogether, painful, cutting, in the raw, affectionate, crude, mad, tippy, afflictive, bare-ass, raw(a), rude(a), naked, bleak, huffy, lovesome, sensible, untoughened, in the buff

    Antonyms:
    pleasant, painless, unangry(p)

  3. afflictive, painful, sore(adj)

    causing misery or pain or distress

    "it was a sore trial to him"; "the painful process of growing up"

    Synonyms:
    mad, irritating, sensitive, huffy, painful, raw, terrible, unspeakable, tender, awful, afflictive, atrocious, abominable, dreadful

    Antonyms:
    unangry(p), painless, pleasant

  4. huffy, mad, sore(adj)

    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"

    Synonyms:
    thin-skinned, huffy, unhinged, delirious, raw, sick, disturbed, feisty, insane, mad, harebrained, unbalanced, brainsick, demented, tender, excited, afflictive, frantic, unrestrained, crazy, sensitive, painful, touchy

    Antonyms:
    painless, pleasant, unangry(p)

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. sore(a)

    Synonyms:
    painful, irritated, susceptible, excoriated, raw, scarified, ulcerous, grievous, afflictive, heavy, burdensome

    Antonyms:
    painless, sound, whole, healthful, healed, unbroken, unscarified, light, trivial, unburdensome, pleasant, untroublesome, grateful

  2. sore(n)

    Synonyms:
    pustule, abscess, ulcer

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. sore(n.)

    Synonyms:
    ulcer, fester, abscess, imposthume, gathering, boil, pustule

  2. sore(a.)

    Synonyms:
    painful (from inflammation), tender

  3. sore(a.)

    Synonyms:
    pained, hurt, grieved

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    wound, painful, sensitive, pain

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