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Meaning of ACHING

Pronunciation:  'eyking

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a dull persistent (usually moderately intense) pain
  2. [adj]  causing a dull and steady pain; "my aching head"; "her old achy joints"

ACHING is a 6 letter word that starts with A.


 Synonyms: ache, achy, painful
 See Also: backache, bellyache, cephalalgia, earache, gastralgia, head ache, headache, hurting, odontalgia, otalgia, pain, stomach ache, stomachache, toothache



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Ach"ing\, a.
That aches; continuously painful. See {Ache}. --
{Ach"ing*ly}, adv.

      The aching heart, the aching head.       --Longfellow.

Dream Dictionary
 Definition: When you are aching in your dream, you are being torn by contradictory feelings and difficult choices. If you do not take a stand quickly enough you might lose some valuable dealings or relationships.
Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: ache, achy, afflictive, algetic, angina, backache, bellyache, blow, cephalalgia, chilblains, chill, chilliness, chilling, cold creeps, cold shivers, colic, collywobbles, cramp, creeps, cryopathy, cut, desiderium, distress, dithers, dolor, duck bumps, earache, fret, frostbite, gnawing, goose bumps, goose pimples, gooseflesh, grief, gripe, gripes, gut-ache, hankering, headache, heartburn, Heimweh, hemicrania, homesickness, honing, horripilation, hurt, hurtful, hurting, injury, kibe, languishing, languishment, lesion, longing, mal du pays, maladie du pays, megrim, migraine, nasty blow, nostalgia, nostomania, odontalgia, otalgia, pain, pang, passion, pining, pyrosis, shivering, shivers, shock, sick headache, sore, sore spot, spasm, splitting headache, stomachache, stress, stress of life, stroke, suffering, tender spot, throbbing pain, throes, toothache, wound, wrench, yearning, yen