Synonyms for Chafing:
rasping, scrubbing, Resisting, friction, grinding, wearing, scraping, rubbing.
Cramping, excruciating, aggravating, disagreeable, sore, uncomfortable, anguishing, grueling, trying, distressful, unbearable, Irksome, odious, Gnawing, bitter, biting, annoying, aching, inflaming, stinging, miserable, cruel, agonizing, troublesome, crushing, grievous, Besetting, throbbing, offensive, wrenching, withering, arduous, burdensome, bothersome, acute, irritating, piercing, painful, harrowing, cutting, oppressive, hurtful, tormenting, smarting, insufferable, unpleasant, severe, stabbing, Torturing., woeful, horrendous.
friction, abrasion, resistance.
crick, spasm, injury, torment, Back Ache, agony, gripe, anguish, rack, stitch, smarting, irritation, wrench, painfulness, suffering, misery, Migraine, affliction, sore, bruise, malaise, grief, torture, bite, stab, throe, earache, wound, throb, pang, ache, infliction, cramp, inflammation, sting, hurt, headache, burn, pain, discomfort, distress.
infuriating, Harrying, Discomposing, vexing, exacerbating, pestering, badgering, irking, teasing, upsetting, baiting, Bedeviling, hassling, Bothering, Envenoming, Arousing, troubling, peeving, exasperating, perturbing, antagonizing, Rankling, needling, Enraging, nagging.
grating, Abrading, scrubbing, Resisting, Fretting, irritating, Harassing, rasping, grinding, scraping, rubbing, disturbing, wearing, aggravating.
racking, stitching, hurting, distressing, Paining, Afflicting, Discomforting.
Usage examples for chafing
Giddy girls, chafing against the restraints of uncongenial industry, see the glittering bait continually before them. – In-Darkest-England-and-the-Way-Out by Booth, William