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Definition of the noun aching

What does aching mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: achings

  1. a dull persistent (usually moderately intense) pain

Definition of the adjective aching

What does aching mean as an attribute of a noun?


  1. causing a dull and steady pain
    • example: my aching head
    • synonym of aching: achy
    • similar: painful

Alternative definition of the adjective aching


  1. That aches; continuously painful. See ache

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Aching

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Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Pure Materia Medica (1878)

A Record of the Positive Effects of Drugs Upon the Healthy Human Organism by Timothy Field Allen

Aching distress in back, bowels, and legs, all the forenoon (fourth day),4*. — Back and legs ached all the afternoon (sixth day),4'. — Pain in back, accompanied by rumbling in the bowels, with bloating and tenderness on pressure (seventh ...

Google previewUnabridged Dictionary of the Sensations "as If". (1985)

by James William Ward

Aching Arm. — Dull aching pain ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Pratical Materia Medica (1902)

by John Henry Clarke

Aching in eyeballs—Must look intently to see the words ; when writing the letters seem pale and eyes ache. —-Aching over eyes...

Some sharp pain in ears —Aching at lower edge r. ear spreads over face; ear feels plugged up.—- Stitching at ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Practical Materia Medica (1902)

by John Henry Clarke

Aching at lower edge r. ear spreads over face ; ear feels plugged up. — Stitching at lobe of 1. ear, deep in and above external auditory meatus. — Dulness and aching in ears, coming suddenly. — Splitting pain over both ears in spots size of a ...

Google previewThe Outlines of Materia Medica; Regional Symptomatology, and a Clinical Dictionary (1865)

Back—Violent aching pain in the back and right scapula when bending the body to the right, backwards—it felt as if some one were plunging a knife through the left chest and back; Rheumatic pains between the scapulae—in the back, ...

Google previewThe Family Encyclopedia of Natural Healing (2000)

by John Heinerman, Lendon H. Smith

Symptoms Aching muscles are often due to an overexertion of physical movement of some kind. Strenuous lifting and bending will certainly affect muscles in the upper part of the arms and the lower back region. Whereas intense and rapid ...

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Aching bones will never kill you.
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Scrabble value of A1C3H4I1N1G2

The value of this 6-letter word is 12 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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