Definitions and meaning of sore sore
( Received Pronunciation ) enPR: sô, IPA (key): /sɔː/
( General American ) enPR: sôr, IPA (key): /sɔɹ/
( rhotic , without the horse– hoarse merger ) enPR: sōr, IPA (key): /so(ː)ɹ/
( non-rhotic , without the horse– hoarse merger ) IPA (key): /soə/
Homophone: ; soar saw ( in non-rhotic accents ) Rhymes:
Middle English sor, from Old English sār ( “ ache, wound ”, noun ) and sār ( “ painful, grievous ”, adjective ), from Proto-Germanic *sairą ( noun ) (compare Dutch zeer ( “ sore, ache ” ), Danish sår ( “ wound ” )), and *sairaz ( “ sore ”, adjective ) (compare German sehr ( “ very ” )), from Proto-Indo-European *sh₂eyro-, enlargement of *sh₂ey- ( “ to be fierce, afflict ” ) (compare Hittite [script needed] ( sāwar, “ anger ” ), Welsh hoed ( “ pain ” ), Ancient Greek αἱμωδία ( haimōdía, “ sensation of having teeth on edge ” )).
sore ( comparative sorer, superlative sorest)
Causing pain or discomfort; painfully sensitive.
Sensitive; tender; easily pained, grieved, or vexed; very susceptible of irritation.
a. 1694, John Tillotson, The Advantages of Religion to particular Persons
Malice and hatred are very fretting and vexatious, and apt to make our minds sore and uneasy. Dire; distressing.
( informal ) Feeling animosity towards someone; annoyed or angered.
( obsolete ) Criminal; wrong; evil.
c. 1599-1602, William Shakespeare, Hamlet, Act V Scene i:
[… ] and your water is a sore decayer of your whoreson dead body.
sore ( not comparable)
( archaic ) Very, excessively, extremely (of something bad).
1885, Richard F. Burton, The Book of the Thousand Nights and a Night:
And indeed I blamed myself and sore repented me of having taken compassion on him and continued in this condition, suffering fatigue not to be described, [… ] 1919, Edgar Rice Burroughs, Jungle Tales of Tarzan:
[… they] were often sore pressed to follow the trail at all, and at best were so delayed that in the afternoon of the second day, they still had not overhauled the fugitive.
sore ( plural sores)
An injured, infected, inflamed or diseased patch of skin.
They put ointment and a bandage on the sore. Grief; affliction; trouble; difficulty.
sore ( third-person singular simple present sores, present participle soring, simple past and past participle sored)
( transitive ) To mutilate the legs or feet of (a horse) in order to induce a particular gait.
sore ( plural sores)
A group of ducks on land.
Old French saur, sor, meaning "sorrel; reddish".
sore ( plural sores)
A young hawk or falcon in its first year.
(Can we find and add a quotation of Edmund Spenser to this entry?) A young buck in its fourth year.
Anagrams 'orse, EROS, Eros, ROEs, Roes, Rose, eros, ores, orse, roes, rose, rosé, sero-, öres
Moore sore ( “ road ” )
sore ( plural sɔa)
road, way, street
(key): /so.re/ Hyphenation: so‧re
sore ( first-person possessive soreku, second-person possessive soremu, third-person possessive sorenya)
the second half of the afternoon; the time of the day from around 3pm until sunset
Further reading “sore” in Kamus Besar Bahasa Indonesia (KBBI) Daring, Jakarta: Badan Pengembangan dan Pembinaan Bahasa, Kementerian Pendidikan dan Kebudayaan Republik Indonesia, 2016.
Latin sōl, sōlem (compare Romanian soare); from Proto-Italic [Term?], from pre-Italic * sh₂wōl, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *sóh₂wl̥. Compare Romanian soare.
sore ( m definite singular sorele, plural sori)
Rōmaji transcription of それ
Old Javanese sore.
(key): /sore/ Rhymes: -re, -e
sore ( Jawi spelling سوري, plural , sore- sore informal 1st possessive soreku, impolite 2nd possessive soremu, 3rd possessive sorenya)
afternoon ( part of the day between noon and evening )
Further reading “sore” in Pusat Rujukan Persuratan Melayu | Malay Literary Reference Centre, Kuala Lumpur: Dewan Bahasa dan Pustaka, 2017.
Old French seür.
Alternative form of sure
Old English sār, from Proto-Germanic *sairą ( noun ), *sairaz ( adjective )
Alternative forms sar, sor, sær, sære, soor, soore, sarre
( Early ME , Northern ME ) IPA (key): /sɑːr/ IPA (key): /sɔːr/
sore ( plural and weak singular , sore comparative sorer, sorrer, superlative sorest)
Senses associated with pain:
Harmful; creating or producing pain.
Sore, hurting, injured; currently in pain or wounded or affected by it.
Capable of inducing or creating pain or wounds; rending or dire.
Senses associated with anguish:
Harmful; creating or producing anguish, sadness or torment.
Upset, distressed; currently in agony or anguish or affected by it. Challenging, complicated, laborious; requiring a large expenditure of one's energies:
Challenging to deal with on the battlefield; violent, intense, mighty.
Challenging to deal with; inducing great anguish.
( Used with words relating to pain, soreness, or anguish ) Very, strongly, bad, grievously. Malicious, iniquitous, malign; not morally or spiritually in the right.
sore Scots: sair , sare
References “sōr(e, n.(1).”, in MED Online, Ann Arbor, Mich.: University of Michigan, 2007, retrieved 2018-06-08.
sore ( plural )
sores The condition of bodily painfulness or hurting.
A condition of anguish or affliction of the thought; injury of the mind:
An issue or difficulty, especially one that causes great distress or evil.
Regret; remorsefulness; anguish over one's past actions.
( rare ) The state of being scared or frightened. A specific affliction or condition:.
A medical or pathological affliction or condition; a malady.
A physical affliction or condition; a sore or wound.
sore Scots: sair
References “sōr(e, adj.(2).”, in MED Online, Ann Arbor, Mich.: University of Michigan, 2007, retrieved 2018-06-09.
sore ( comparative sorer, sorrer, superlative sorest)
Hurtfully, harmfully; in a way which creates wounds, painfulness, or anguish:
Strictly, mercilessly, remorselessly; without attention to kindness or mercy.
Expensively; in a way which creates a monetary or resource setback. With intense effort, prowess, or capability:
Viciously, mightily, ruthlessly, strongly; using intense strength or prowess in battle.
Nimbly, powerfully, quickly; using intense dexterity or physical force.
Toilingly; backbreakingly, painstakingly; with much work.
With great patience and focus; diligently; patiently.
( Especially used with words relating to feelings or thought ) Very, extremely, incredibly, a lot. Taut, secure; held strongly and with security.
While suffering or experiencing an injury or pain.
sore Scots: sair
References “sōre, adv.”, in MED Online, Ann Arbor, Mich.: University of Michigan, 2007, retrieved 2018-06-09.
Alternative form of soren
Alternative form of sor
Alternative form of sorre
Alternative form of sire
Farefare sore ( “ road ” )
sore ( plural soaya)
road, way, path
afternoon Source: wiktionary.org
(Latin) refuse, foul matter. (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)