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Synonyms for ache

suffer

ache for something or someone

Synonyms

  • long for
  • want
  • desire
  • hope for
  • dream of
  • pine
  • covet
  • wish for
  • yearn for
  • lust for
  • thirst for
  • hunger for
  • crave for
  • hanker for
  • itch for
  • set your heart on
  • eat your heart out over
Collins Thesaurus of the English Language – Complete and Unabridged 2nd Edition. 2002 © HarperCollins Publishers 1995, 2002

Synonyms for ache

to have or cause a feeling of physical pain or discomfort

to experience or express compassion

to have a strong longing for

a sensation of physical discomfort occurring as the result of disease or injury

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Synonyms for ache

feel physical pain

have a desire for something or someone who is not present

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The presenter said she was already feeling the strain of training and was "aching in places I've never ached before".
My head ached, my bones ached, my teeth ached, my eyeballs ached.
My heart ached for my mother, and today it aches for all those who suffer from disease and injury; but, no matter how deep my desire to ease that suffering may be, it cannot justify the destruction of a developing human life.