Tamil Dictionary definitions for Sore

Sore : புண்

Sore definition


  1. Reddish brown; sorrel.
  2. A young hawk or falcon in the first year.
  3. A young buck in the fourth year. See the Note under Buck.


  1. Tender to the touch; susceptible of pain from pressure; inflamed; painful; -- said of the body or its parts; as, a sore hand.
  2. Fig.: Sensitive; tender; easily pained, grieved, or vexed; very susceptible of irritation.
  3. Severe; afflictive; distressing; as, a sore disease; sore evil or calamity.
  4. Criminal; wrong; evil.


  1. A place in an animal body where the skin and flesh are ruptured or bruised, so as to be tender or painful; a painful or diseased place, such as an ulcer or a boil.
  2. Fig.: Grief; affliction; trouble; difficulty.
  3. In a sore manner; with pain; grievously.
  4. Greatly; violently; deeply.