headache has definitions from the field of medicine
[ noun ] something or someone that causes anxiety; a source of unhappiness


"New York traffic is a constant concern" "it's a major worry"

Used in print

(John R. Sargent, "Where To Aim Your Planning for Bigger...)

It has multiple implications and possible headaches for your marketing program .

If competition beats you to_it , this exciting new product era can have real headaches in_store .

([Anonymous,] "The Attack on Employee Services"...)

Thus , you avoid headaches when an employee wants off for his fourth cousin 's funeral .

Coffee_breaks can be a real headache if not regulated .

(Peter J. White, "Report on Laos"...)

Yet Laos was now one of the most explosive headaches of statesmen around the globe .

[ noun ] (medicine) pain in the head caused by dilation of cerebral arteries or muscle contractions or a reaction to drugs

Used in print

(Glayds H. Barr, The Master of Geneva....)

Severe headaches were frequent .

(S. J. Perelman, The Rising Gorge. New York:...)

My advice , if you live long enough to continue your vocation , is that the next time you 're attracted by the exotic , pass it up - it 's nothing but a headache .