Aching and Distress


Aching noun - A dull persistent (usually moderately intense) pain.

Distress and aching are semantically related. In some cases you can use "Distress" instead a noun "Aching".

Nearby Words: ache, ached, achy


Distress noun - A state of great suffering of body or mind.

Aching and distress are semantically related. Sometimes you can use "Aching" instead a noun "Distress".

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