Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: sore
IPA transcription: [s'ɔɹ]
adverb meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: sensitive, sore, raw, tender
    Meaning: hurting; "the tender spot on his jaw"
  • Synonyms: afflictive, painful, sore
    Meaning: causing misery or pain or distress; "it was a sore trial to him"; "the painful process of growing up"
  • Synonyms: huffy, mad, sore
    Meaning: 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"
noun meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: sore
    Meaning: an open skin infection
Usage examples
  • He had touched a sore spot.
  • I'm not sore, why should you be?
  • I must have looked a sore scrattel.
  • Sore beset by the pressure of temptation
  • "Felt pretty sore, I suppose, over his defeat."
  • 'I have had a sore misfortune in going from you.
  • "She has a cold and sore throat, and she is feverish.
  • I knew the time would come when you'd be mighty sore with yourself.
  • The sore battle lasted till the evening but the emmets were victorious.
  • But difficulties, sore to encounter at such a time, would have met me on every side.