Headache meaning

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(informal) Something, such as a problem, that causes annoyance or trouble.
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A pain in the head.
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Pain in the head, caused by stimulation of or pressure to any of various structures of the head, such as tissue covering the cranium, cranial nerves, or blood vessels. Headache can be a primary disorder, as in migraine or cluster headaches , or a common symptom associated with head injury or many illnesses such as acute infection, brain tumor or abscess, eye disorders such as glaucoma, dental disease, and hypertension.
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A pain or ache in the head.
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(figurative) A nuisance or unpleasant problem.

The clumsy filing system has been a huge headache.

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A pain in the head.
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A continuous pain in the head.
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(informal) A cause of worry, annoyance, or trouble.
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Origin of headache

  • From Middle English hevedeche, from Old English hēafodeċe (“pain in the head, headache”), equivalent to head +‎ ache.

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