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sore

1. adjective painful2. adjective suffering pain in your body3. adjective angry, upset4. adjective urgent, severe5. adjective delicate, touchy6. noun MED painful area on skin7. noun cause of distress
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1 adjective painfultinn adj1  c m upianmhar adj1  c m unimhneach adj1  c m uI have a sore head tá mo cheann tinn, tá tinneas cinn orm, tá cloigeann nimhneach ormis it sore? an bhfuil sé tinn?, an bhfuil sé pianmhar?, an bhfuil sé nimhneach?I'm getting a sore throat tá mo scornach ag éirí tinn, tá sceadamán nimhneach ag teacht orm 2 adjective suffering pain in your bodytinn adj1  c m unimhneach adj1  c m ushe was tired and sore bhí sí tinn tuirseachhe felt sore after the game bhraith sé tinn tar éis an chluiche, bhí sé nimhneach i ndiaidh an chluiche
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3 adjective informal (especially US) angry, upsetmíshásta adj3  c m uthey were sore about it bhí siad míshásta faoi, bhí goimh orthu faoihe was sore at me bhí sé míshásta liom, bhí an ghoimh air liom 4 adjective urgent, severegéar- prefthere's a sore need for extra funding tá géarghá le maoiniú breise, tá maoiniú breise ag teastáil go géarthey were in sore distress bhí siad in anacair ghéar, bhí siad i gcruachás 5 adjective delicate, touchyíogair adj1  c m ucigilteach adj1  c m uit's a sore subject ceist chigilteach atá ann 6 noun MED painful area on skincneá fem4  c m ucréacht fem3an open sore cneá oscailtea running sore cneá shilteachit can cause painful sores d'fhéadfadh cneánna pianmhara teacht ort dá bharr 7 noun cause of distresscneá fem4  c m ucréacht fem3an old sore seanchneá, seanghoimh
phrases

to stand out like a sore thumb

(also

to stick out like a sore thumb

) bheith suaithinseachhe stuck out like a sore thumb at the meeting ní fhéadfá ach sonrú a chur ann ag an gcruinniú

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