Synonyms for Aching:
horrendous, Torturing., Irksome, chafing, troublesome, stinging, miserable, offensive, cruel, withering, painful, odious, throbbing, bitter, disagreeable, insufferable, agonizing, arduous, anguishing, severe, hurtful, piercing, oppressive, burdensome, sore, grievous, trying, excruciating, bothersome, distressful, afflictive, crushing, Cramping, biting, unbearable, grueling, woeful, Besetting, annoying, acute, irritating, Gnawing, aggravating, uncomfortable, tormenting, wrenching, unpleasant, cutting, stabbing, harrowing, hurting, nagging, inflaming, smarting, achy.
n.nagging, afflictive, pain. •aching (noun)
achy, ache, painful.
damaging, Mangling, wounding, Harming, hurting, offending, Injuring.
distressing, Paining, suffering, Afflicting, racking, stitching, Discomforting.
Usage examples for aching
At his query she made a sudden effort to bring her thoughts back from the past to the present, to drag her heart and her aching brain away from that half- hour spent in the hall, from that conversation with her friend, from the recollection of that terribly cruel blow which she had been forced to deal to the man who loved her best in all the world. – The Nest of the Sparrowhawk by Baroness Orczy