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sore

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of SORE

1
causing or feeling bodily pain <my legs are sore after that long walk yesterday>
Near Antonyms curative, healing, helping, remedial
Antonyms indolent, painless
2
feeling or showing anger <promise not to get sore if I tell you what I really think of your new hairstyle?>
Related Words ranting, raving, stormy; boiling, bristling, bristly, burning, cross, huffy, passionate, seething, sizzling, smoldering (or smouldering), worked up, wrought (up); acrid, acrimonious, antagonistic, antipathetic, bitter, embittered, inimical, malevolent, piqued, rancorous, resentful, spiteful, vengeful, vindictive, virulent, vitriolic; antisocial, cold, cool, disagreeable, disapproving, distant, frigid, icy, ill-tempered, sorehead (or soreheaded), sulky, unfriendly, unpleasant; aggravated, annoyed, bearish, bilious, cantankerous, churlish, crabby, cranky, dyspeptic, exasperated, fretful, fussy, grouchy, grumpy, ill-humored, inflammable, irascible, irritable, peevish, perturbed, petulant, put out, quick-tempered, snappish, testy, touchy; argumentative, belligerent, contentious, contrary, disputatious, ornery, pugnacious, quarrelsome, querulous
3
having or showing deep-seated resentment <he's been sore ever since she insulted him>
Antonyms unbitter

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