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Topic: ILLNESS AND DISABILITY


ache

2 noun
     
ache2 [countable]
1MI a continuous pain that is not sharp or very strong:
a stomach ache
A dull ache throbbed at the back of David's head.
aches and pains (=slight feelings of pain that are not considered to be serious)
Apart from the usual aches and pains, she felt all right.
2 a strong, mostly unhappy, feeling:
the ache of his loneliness
achy adjective:
I'm feeling tired and achy.
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