- Severe mental or physical pain or suffering: she shut her eyes in anguish Philip gave a cry of anguishMás ejemplos en oraciones
- I'm glad he no longer has to suffer not only the physical agony but also the mental anguish of rejecting this new world.
- Rumor infiltrates the camp and Euryalus' mother cries out in anguish at the death of her son.
- He dropped to his knees and gathered up handfuls of dust and smeared them on his forehead and chest, crying aloud in anguish.
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- Be extremely distressed about something: I spent the next two weeks anguishing about whether I’d made the right decisionMás ejemplos en oraciones
- Future historians will ask whether a society that anguished over the imposition of ever more absurd politically correct terminology might not have been better employed in curbing some of the excesses of the rock music industry.
- A senior diplomat from another council member said his government had heard a similar message and was told not to anguish over whether to vote for war.
- Well, a lady in that church anguished whether she should tell the pastor.
Middle English: via Old French from Latin angustia 'tightness', (plural) 'straits, distress', from angustus 'narrow'.