from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Dully painful.
  • adj. Full of painful yearning or sorrow: an aching heart.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. Present participle of ache.
  • adj. That aches; continuously painful. See ache

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. That aches; continuously painful. See ache.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Enduring or causing pain; painful.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a dull persistent (usually moderately intense) pain
  • adj. causing a dull and steady pain


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