excruciating


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ex·cru·ci·at·ing

 (ĭk-skro͞o′shē-ā′tĭng)
adj.
1. Intensely painful; agonizing.
2. Very intense or extreme: wrote with excruciating precision.

ex·cru′ci·at′ing·ly adv.

excruciating

(ɪkˈskruːʃɪˌeɪtɪŋ)
adj
1. unbearably painful; agonizing
2. intense; extreme: he took excruciating pains to do it well.
3. informal irritating; trying
4. jocular very bad: an excruciating pun.
exˈcruciˌatingly adv

ex•cru•ci•at•ing

(ɪkˈskru ʃiˌeɪ tɪŋ)

adj.
1. causing intense suffering; tormenting.
2. intense or extreme: excruciating pain.
[1655–65]
ex•cru′ci•at`ing•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.excruciating - extremely painfulexcruciating - extremely painful      
painful - causing physical or psychological pain; "worked with painful slowness"

excruciating

excruciating

adjective
Extraordinarily painful or distressing:
Translations
مُعَذِّب، مُبَرِّح
ulideliguudholdelig
sársaukafullur, kveljandi
kankinantis
mokošs
büyük acı veren

excruciating

[ɪksˈkruːʃɪeɪtɪŋ] ADJ
1. [pain, suffering, noise] → atroz, insoportable
2. (= very bad) [film, speech, party] → horroroso

excruciating

[ɪkˈskruːʃieɪtɪŋ] adj [pain] → atroce; [boredom] → insupportable; [silence] → insupportable

excruciating

adj
(lit: = unbearable) pain, noise, silenceunerträglich; cramp, headache also, sight, experiencefürchterlich, entsetzlich; deathqualvoll; I was in excruciating painich hatte unerträgliche Schmerzen
(fig) experience, boredomunerträglich; jokeentsetzlich; detailschrecklich; an excruciating punein entsetzlicher Kalauer

excruciating

[ɪksˈkruːʃɪˌeɪtɪŋ] adj (pain, suffering) (fam) (film) → atroce; (noise) → insopportabile

excruciating

(ikˈskruːʃieitiŋ) adjective
causing extreme bodily or mental pain. an excruciating headache.
References in classic literature ?
No word of complaint passed his tight set lips, though the pain of his wounds was excruciating.
The captain found her extended on a pallet of mats in excruciating pain.
His face grew very white as his eyes rested upon the bloody thing grinning up at him from the floor, the face set in a death mask of excruciating horror.
I got quite cross with them after a bit, and told them what I thought of them, and then they gave the gimlet such an excruciating wrench that I woke up.
Drowsiness was irresistibly mastering him, but he kept awake kept awake by an excruciating pain in his arm, for which he could find no satisfactory position.
History, some day, will have an excruciating laugh at their expense.
And the housemaid came and scrubbed his nose with sand-paper; and once when the Princess Angelica's little sister was born, he was tied up in an old kid glove; and another night, some larking young men tried to wrench him off, and put him to the most excruciating agony with a turnscrew.
The speed with which I ran from the galley caused excruciating pain in my knee, and I sank down helplessly at the break of the poop.
O'Dowd had a cock's plume in her hat, and a very large "repayther" on her stomach, which she used to ring on all occasions, narrating how it had been presented to her by her fawther, as she stipt into the car'ge after her mar'ge; and these ornaments, with other outward peculiarities of the Major's wife, gave excruciating agonies to Captain Osborne, when his wife and the Major's came in contact; whereas Amelia was only amused by the honest lady's eccentricities, and not in the least ashamed of her company.
And with great solemnity and excruciating Batting, Billy sang:
Bumble, seeing with excruciating feelings, the delight of the two old paupers, who were tittering together most rapturously, hesitated for an instant.
Each step being full as high as a dinner-table; there being very, very many of the steps; an Arab having hold of each of our arms and springing upward from step to step and snatching us with them, forcing us to lift our feet as high as our breasts every time, and do it rapidly and keep it up till we were ready to faint, who shall say it is not lively, exhilarating, lacerating, muscle-straining, bone-wrenching and perfectly excruciating and exhausting pastime, climbing the Pyramids?