Part of speech:
Causing sadness, grief, misery, or distress
Marked by, causing, or experiencing physical pain
An ache is defined as a feeling of sadness or of wanting something very badly.
To experience, undergo, or feel (something painful, injurious, or unpleasant):
To cause injury, damage, or pain
To suffer with longing; pine
Pine is defined as to want something strongly, or to waste away from sadness.
To long for; want.
The definition of hanker is to long for something.
To want sexually
To have or cause pain
To feel hunger; be hungry; need food
To cause to be sorrowful; distress:
To feel or express sympathy, esp. in pity or compassion; commiserate
To feel pity (for)
To have compassion or sympathy:
To feel or express sorrow or pity for; sympathize with.
To affect with a sharp, sudden pain; to torment with pinching or sharp pains.
Find another word for aching. In this page you can discover 33 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for aching, like: achy, painful, smarting, afflictive, hurtful, nagging, sore, pain, ache, heimweh and suffering.