Definition of 'anguish'
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They become extremely attached to items and show extreme anguish when attempting to discard them. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Our failure to qualify and the personal anguish my family has suffered has left me emotionally drained. The Sun (2017)You have jeopardised my life and caused great anguish to me and my family. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Who could forget the anguish and pain? Times, Sunday Times (2011)The injuries were painful but the mental anguish was worse. The Sun (2012)Yet behind that gutsy smile lies a tale of personal anguish. Times, Sunday Times (2006)My cry of anguish brings the dog rushing in. Times, Sunday Times (2008)That death was worse than any other anguish he had suffered. Times, Sunday Times (2007)It is a thought no heart can bear without great anguish. Sources of the West: Readings in Western Civilization, Volume 1: From the Beginning to 1715 (1995)The pain and anguish he must have suffered in his short life is unimaginable. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Others were excluded for their belief that they could not award damages for mental anguish. Times, Sunday Times (2007)There was personal anguish on your last album. The Sun (2015)She said that thousands were left suffering years of anguish after being neglected by the justice system. The Sun (2009)Each performance she suffers the mental anguish of fear and expectation of ghastly pain. The Golden Thread - Asian experiences of post-Raj Britain (1990)How sure can we be that she is not suffering enormous mental anguish? Times, Sunday Times (2014)But he was rushed back to hospital after docs told his anguished parents he had caught the bug. The Sun (2008)This anguished cry rings out from the middle of a book which is otherwise full of intense pleasure. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The notion that she was seconds from rescue before the blunder must be intolerable for her anguished parents to bear. The Sun (2010)But the agony and anguish remain - as does the hope. The Sun (2010)It's a cry of anguish at the loss of national prestige. Times, Sunday Times (2012)I can vividly recall pictures at the time portraying his physical and mental anguish. The Sun (2008)In an hour of such turmoil and anguish and misery and suffering and trial and loss, can you imagine having a companion like that? Christianity Today (2000)He has made good money but lost most of it, while the joy of great wins has been clouded too often by personal anguish. Times, Sunday Times (2008)
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Translations for 'anguish'
British English: anguish NOUN
Anguish is great mental suffering or physical pain.
Mark looked at him in anguish.
Definition of anguish from the Collins English Dictionary
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