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Definition 1: an open skin infection - [noun denoting state]

(sore is a kind of ...) the pathological state resulting from the invasion of the body by pathogenic microorganisms

(... is a kind of sore ) an inflammatory swelling or sore

(... is a kind of sore ) a small hard painless nodule at the site of entry of a pathogen (as syphilis)

(... is a kind of sore ) a sore that has become inflamed and formed pus

(... is a kind of sore ) a skin sore caused by chafing

Definition 2: roused to anger - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where sore or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • stayed huffy a good while
  • she gets mad when you wake her up so early
  • mad at his friend
  • sore over a remark

Synonyms for sore in the sense of this definition

(sore is similar to ...) feeling or showing anger

"angry at the weather" "angry customers" "an angry silence" "sending angry letters to the papers"

(sore is used in the usage domain ...) a colloquial expression; characteristic of spoken or written communication that seeks to imitate informal speech

Definition 3: hurting - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where sore or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the tender spot on his jaw

Synonyms for sore in the sense of this definition

(sore is similar to ...) causing physical or psychological pain

"worked with painful slowness"

Definition 4: causing misery or pain or distress - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where sore or its synonyms are used according to this definition

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

Synonyms for sore in the sense of this definition

(sore is similar to ...) offensive or disagreeable; causing discomfort or unhappiness

"an unpleasant personality" "unpleasant repercussions" "unpleasant odors"

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