Definition of Anguished

1. Adjective. Experiencing intense pain especially mental pain. "A tortured witness to another's humiliation"

Exact synonyms: Tormented, Tortured
Similar to: Sorrowful



Definition of Anguished

1. Verb. (past of anguish) ¹

2. Adjective. Experiencing extreme discomfort or discontent. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Anguished

1. anguish [v] - See also: anguish

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Anguished

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anguiped
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anguished (current term)
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angular-tubercate
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angular aldehyde
angular aperture
angular artery
angular cheilitis

Literary usage of Anguished

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1. Anthology of Russian Literature from the Earliest Period to the Present Time by Leo Wiener (1903)
"... And chattering wood and murmuring hill Echo with joy the thundering. —From J. Pollen's Rhymes from the Russian. I suffer still from anguished longing ..."

2. The Canada Law Journal by Law Society of Upper Canada, William S. Hein & Company, Canadian Bar Association (1919)
"... of all church property would bring forth an anguished wail for constitutional protection, yet where is the distinction in principle between that and the ..."

3. A Theological Dictionary: Containing Definitions of All Religious and by Charles Buck (1833)
"It being recorded in the Ecclesiastical History, that Pope Stephen VII., chosen in 896, caused his predecessor anguished their party. ..."

4. The Psalms of Israel in Rhymed English Metre by Melancthon Woolsey Stryker (1915)
"Pallid and anguished, still I cling to Thee, Whom to know well is immortality. KEPT quite of heart, 0 Lord, I summon Thee; Deliver, in my soul's simplicity! ..."

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