Refugees who ached for their homeland.
An example of an ache would be a backache from working in the garden.
An example of an ache is the feeling of homesickness a child has when he is away at camp.
An example of an ache is the longing of a woman who really wants a baby.
An example of an ache is feeling a sore, broken ankle.
An example of an ache is feeling a very strong desire for a baby.
An example of an ache is feeling very sad when your girlfriend dumps you.
Ached for his heartbroken friend.
Origin of ache
- Middle English aken from Old English acan
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition