painful or aching from a wound, infection, or hard use
likely to cause offense
requiring urgent action to provide relief
causing great worry or distress
"the tender spot on his jaw"
"it was a sore trial to him"
"the painful process of growing up"
"stayed huffy a good while"
"she gets mad when you wake her up so early"
"mad at his friend"
"sore over a remark"
We haven't cut the cake yet. It's been a sore temptation though.
出自： J. Johnston