sore /ˈsor, ˈsɔr/
sore /ˈso(ə)r, ˈsɔ(ə)r/ 形容詞
1. A place in an animal body where the skin and flesh are ruptured or bruised, so as to be tender or painful; a painful or diseased place, such as an ulcer or a boil.
The dogs came and licked his sores. --Luke xvi. 21.
2. Fig.: Grief; affliction; trouble; difficulty.
I see plainly where his sore lies. --Sir W. Scott.
Gold sore. Med. See under Gold, n.
Sore a. Reddish brown; sorrel. [R.]
Sore falcon. Zool. See Sore, n., 1.
Sore, n. Zool. A young hawk or falcon in the first year.
2. Zool. A young buck in the fourth year. See the Note under Buck.
Sore, a. [Compar. Sorer superl. Sorest.]
1. Tender to the touch; susceptible of pain from pressure; inflamed; painful; -- said of the body or its parts; as, a sore hand.
2. Fig.: Sensitive; tender; easily pained, grieved, or vexed; very susceptible of irritation.
Malice and hatred are very fretting and vexatious, and apt to make our minds sore and uneasy. --Tillotson.
3. Severe; afflictive; distressing; as, a sore disease; sore evil or calamity.
4. Criminal; wrong; evil. [Obs.]
Sore throat Med., inflammation of the throat and tonsils; pharyngitis. See Cynanche.
Malignant sore throat, Ulcerated sore throat or Putrid sore throat. See Angina, and under Putrid.
1. In a sore manner; with pain; grievously.
Thy hand presseth me sore. --Ps. xxxviii. 2.
2. Greatly; violently; deeply.
[Hannah] prayed unto the Lord and wept sore. --1 Sam. i. 10.
Sore sighed the knight, who this long sermon heard. --Dryden.
adj 1: hurting; "the tender spot on his jaw" [syn: sensitive, tender]
2: causing misery or pain or distress; "it was a sore trial to
him"; "the painful process of growing up" [syn: afflictive,
3: 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" [syn: huffy, mad]
4: inflamed and painful; "his throat was raw"; "had a sore
throat" [syn: raw]
n : an open skin infection