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English definition of “sore point”

sore point

noun [C usually singular]    
C2 a subject that someone prefers not to talk about because it makes them angry or embarrassed: "So how are your job applications going?" "Oh, it's a bit of a sore point, I'm afraid."Feelings of dislike and hatred
(Definition of sore point noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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