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Another word for ache

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Verb
  1. To have or cause a feeling of physical pain or discomfort

      1. A sharp, sudden physical pain.
      2. A mental or emotional pain:
      3. To feel or be the source of a twinge or twinges:
      1. A sudden sharp bodily pain:
      2. A sudden sharp feeling of emotional distress:
      3. To feel sharp bodily pains.
      1. An unpleasant feeling occurring as a result of injury or disease, usually localized in some part of the body:
      2. Bodily suffering characterized by such feelings:
      3. Mental or emotional suffering; distress.
      1. To cause physical damage or pain to (an individual or a body part); injure:
      2. To experience injury or pain to or in (an individual or a body part):
      3. To cause mental or emotional suffering to; distress:
    See also:

    pain

  2. To experience or express compassion

  3. To have a strong longing for

      1. A fine-grained whetstone for giving a keen edge to a cutting tool.
      2. A tool with a rotating abrasive tip for enlarging holes to precise dimensions.
      3. To sharpen on a fine-grained whetstone.
      1. To have a strong, often sad longing:
      2. To feel deep pity, sympathy, or tenderness:
      1. A feeling that one would like to have or do something or to see something happen; a desire, longing, or strong inclination for a specific thing.
      2. An expression of a desire, longing, or strong inclination:
      3. An expression of desire for the happiness or success of another:
      1. To have a strong feeling to have (something); wish (to possess or do something); desire greatly:
      2. To desire (someone to do something):
      3. To request the presence or assistance of:
      1. Any of various evergreen trees of the genus Pinus, having fascicles of needle-shaped leaves and producing woody seed-bearing cones. These trees are widely cultivated for ornament and shade and for their timber and resinous sap, which yields turpentine and pine tar.
      2. Any of various other coniferous trees, such as the Norfolk Island pine.
      3. The wood of any of these trees.
      1. To breathe rapidly in short gasps, as after exertion.
      2. To beat loudly or heavily; throb or pulsate.
      3. To give off loud puffs, especially while moving.
      1. Extending or traveling a relatively great distance.
      2. Having relatively great height; tall.
      3. Having the greater length of two or the greatest length of several:
      1. To have a strong, often restless desire.
      1. To wish or long for; want:
      2. To want to have sex with (another person).
      3. To express a wish for; request.
      1. To feel strong or immoderate desire for (that which is another's).
      2. To wish for (something) longingly.
      3. To covet that which is another's.
    See also:

    desire

Noun
  1. A sensation of physical discomfort occurring as the result of disease or injury

      1. The state of suffering and want as a result of physical circumstances or extreme poverty.
      2. Mental or emotional unhappiness or distress:
      3. A cause or source of suffering:
      1. A sharp, sudden physical pain.
      2. A mental or emotional pain:
      3. To feel or be the source of a twinge or twinges:
      1. A severe pang or spasm of pain, as in childbirth.
      2. A condition of extreme difficulty or trouble:
      1. A single complete movement of a threaded needle in sewing or surgical suturing:
      2. A single loop of thread or yarn made with an implement such as a sewing or knitting needle.
      3. A single loop or knot of thread used in closing a wound or incision in surgery; a suture.
      1. To pierce or wound painfully with a sharp-pointed structure or organ, as that of certain insects.
      2. To cause to feel a sharp, smarting pain:
      3. To cause to suffer keenly in the mind or feelings:
      1. To pierce or wound with or as if with a pointed weapon.
      2. To plunge (a pointed weapon or instrument) into something.
      3. To make a thrusting or poking motion at or into:
      1. The property, state, or condition of being sore; painfulness.
      1. Having or showing intelligence; bright.
      2. Canny and shrewd in dealings with others:
      3. Amusingly clever; witty:
      1. A small hard pointed outgrowth of the epidermis of a plant, in contrast to a modified plant organ such as a spine or thorn.
      2. A spine, thorn, or other small sharp structure.
      3. A tingling or pricking sensation:
      1. The act of piercing or pricking.
      2. The sensation of being pierced or pricked.
      3. A persistent or sharply painful feeling of sorrow or remorse.
      1. A sudden sharp bodily pain:
      2. A sudden sharp feeling of emotional distress:
      3. To feel sharp bodily pains.
      1. An unpleasant feeling occurring as a result of injury or disease, usually localized in some part of the body:
      2. Bodily suffering characterized by such feelings:
      3. Mental or emotional suffering; distress.
    See also:

    pain

Another word for ache

Noun
  1. See also:

    pain

Verb
  1. See also:

    hurt