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anguish

Pronunciation: /ˈæŋgwɪʃ/

Translation of anguish in Spanish:

noun/nombre

uncountable/no numerable
  • angustia (feminine) to cause sb anguish angustiar a algn the anguish of indecision/waiting la agonía or el suplicio de la indecisión/la espera
    Example sentences
    • 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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