Synonyms of sore in English:

sore


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adjective

1‘a sore leg’

SYNONYMS
painful, in pain, hurting, hurt, aching, throbbing, smarting, stinging, burning, irritating, irritated, agonizing, excruciating
inflamed, angry, red, reddened, sensitive, tender, delicate, chafed, raw, bruised, wounded, injured
ANTONYMS

healthy

2‘I didn't even know they were sore at us’

SYNONYMS
upset, angry, annoyed, cross, angered, furious, enraged, in a temper, bothered, vexed, displeased, disgruntled, dissatisfied, indignant, exasperated, irritated, galled, irked, put out, aggrieved, offended, affronted, resentful, piqued, nettled, ruffled, in high dudgeon
informal aggravated, miffed, peeved, riled, hacked off, peed off
British informal narked, eggy, cheesed off, browned off, brassed off, not best pleased
North American informal teed off, ticked off, steamed
vulgar slang pissed off
ANTONYMS

happy

3‘we are in sore need of you’

SYNONYMS
dire, urgent, pressing, desperate, critical, crucial, acute, grave, serious, intense, crying, burning, compelling, drastic, extreme, life-and-death, great, very great, terrible
archaic, humorous parlous
rare exigent
ANTONYMS

some, slight


noun

1‘a sore on his leg’

SYNONYMS
inflammation, swelling, lesion
wound, scrape, abrasion, chafe, cut, laceration, graze, contusion, bruise
running sore, ulcer, ulceration, boil, abscess, carbuncle, canker
Indian shoe bite