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Etymology

Old English sār.

Adjective

sore (comparative sor, superlative er)

Positive
sore

Comparative
sor

Superlative
er

  1. Causing pain or discomfort; painfully sensitive.
    Her feet were sore from walking so far.
  2. Feeling animosity towards; annoyed or angered.
    Joe was sore at Bob for beating him at checkers.
  3. Dire; distressing.
    The school was in sore' need of textbooks, theirs having been ruined in the flood.

Translations

Adverb

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Positive
sore

Comparative
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Superlative
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  1. (archaic) Sorely.
    • 1919: Edgar Rice Burroughs, Jungle Tales of Tarzan [1]
      ...[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.

Noun

Singular
sore

Plural
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sore ({{{1}}})
  1. An injured, infected, inflamed or diseased patch of skin.
    They put ointment and a bandage on the sore.

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See also


Indonesian

Noun

sore

  1. afternoon

Istro-Romanian

Etymology

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Noun

sore m. (definite singular sorele, plural sori)

  1. sun

Japanese

Japanese demonstratives (edit)
ko- so- a- do-
此れ (, kore)
this one
其れ (, sore)
that one
彼れ (, are)
that one over there
何れ (, dore)
which one?
此の (, kono)
(of) this
其の (, sono)
(of) that
彼の (, ano)
(of) that over there
何の (, dono)
(of) what?
んな (konna)
like this
んな (sonna)
like that
んな (anna)
like that over there
んな (donna)
how? what sort of?
此処 (, koko)
here
其処 (, soko)
there
彼処 (そこ*, asoko*)
over there
何処 (, doko)
where?
此方 (ちら, kochira)
this way
其方 (ちら, sochira)
that way
彼方 (ちら, achira)
that way over there
何方 (ちら, dochira)
which way?
()
in this manner
()
in that manner
* (ā*)
in that (other) manner
如何 (, )
in what manner?
* irregular formation

Prefix

sore (kanji 其れ, hiragana それ)

  1. that one

Usage notes

  • The hiragana spelling (それ) is preferred to the kanji spelling (其れ), which is rarely used.

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