agonise


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agonise


Past participle: agonised
Gerund: agonising

Imperative
agonise
agonise
Present
I agonise
you agonise
he/she/it agonises
we agonise
you agonise
they agonise
Preterite
I agonised
you agonised
he/she/it agonised
we agonised
you agonised
they agonised
Present Continuous
I am agonising
you are agonising
he/she/it is agonising
we are agonising
you are agonising
they are agonising
Present Perfect
I have agonised
you have agonised
he/she/it has agonised
we have agonised
you have agonised
they have agonised
Past Continuous
I was agonising
you were agonising
he/she/it was agonising
we were agonising
you were agonising
they were agonising
Past Perfect
I had agonised
you had agonised
he/she/it had agonised
we had agonised
you had agonised
they had agonised
Future
I will agonise
you will agonise
he/she/it will agonise
we will agonise
you will agonise
they will agonise
Future Perfect
I will have agonised
you will have agonised
he/she/it will have agonised
we will have agonised
you will have agonised
they will have agonised
Future Continuous
I will be agonising
you will be agonising
he/she/it will be agonising
we will be agonising
you will be agonising
they will be agonising
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been agonising
you have been agonising
he/she/it has been agonising
we have been agonising
you have been agonising
they have been agonising
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been agonising
you will have been agonising
he/she/it will have been agonising
we will have been agonising
you will have been agonising
they will have been agonising
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been agonising
you had been agonising
he/she/it had been agonising
we had been agonising
you had been agonising
they had been agonising
Conditional
I would agonise
you would agonise
he/she/it would agonise
we would agonise
you would agonise
they would agonise
Past Conditional
I would have agonised
you would have agonised
he/she/it would have agonised
we would have agonised
you would have agonised
they would have agonised
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.agonise - cause to agonizeagonise - cause to agonize      
anguish, pain, hurt - cause emotional anguish or make miserable; "It pains me to see my children not being taught well in school"
2.agonise - suffer agony or anguishagonise - suffer agony or anguish    
suffer - experience (emotional) pain; "Every time her husband gets drunk, she suffers"
References in periodicals archive ?
WE SHOULD agonise less about the absence of Tony McCoy from the final list of nominees for the 2009 BBC sports personality and look behind the decision for a possible explanation.
The point I am trying to make is that if it is the horse who makes his mark first and foremost in people's minds we should welcome it and rejoice rather than agonise.
Mr Hague said: 'I cannot allow people in receipt of the Conservative whip in the House of Lords to agonise publicly about whether they support the party.