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ag·o·nize

 (ăg′ə-nīz′)
v. ag·o·nized, ag·o·niz·ing, ag·o·niz·es
v.intr.
1. To suffer mental anguish or worry about something: agonized over the difficult decision.
2. To suffer extreme pain: The explorers agonized in the hot sun.
v.tr.
To cause great pain or anguish to. See Synonyms at afflict.

[Medieval Latin agōnizāre, from Greek agōnizesthai, to struggle, from agōn, contest; see agony.]

ag′o·niz′ing·ly adv.
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agonizing

(ˈæɡənaɪzɪŋ) or

agonising

adj
1. causing acute mental pain
2. causing acute physical pain
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.agonizing - extremely painfulagonizing - extremely painful      
painful - causing physical or psychological pain; "worked with painful slowness"
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agonizing

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agonizing

adjective
Extraordinarily painful or distressing:
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Translations
mučivýtrýznivý
uudholdelig
agonizálógyötrõ
skelfilegur, kveljandi
mučivý
acı verenıstırap verici

agonizing

[ˈægənaɪzɪŋ] ADJ [pain] → atroz, muy agudo; [indecision, suspense] → angustioso; [moment] → de angustia; [reappraisal] → agonizante, doloroso
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agonizing

[ˈægənaɪzɪŋ] agonising (British) adj
[wait] → insoutenable; [decision, choice] → pénible
[death] → atroce; [pain] → insoutenable, intolérable
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

agonizing

adjqualvoll, quälend; cry, experiencequalvoll
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agonizing

[ˈægənaɪzɪŋ] adj (cry, decision) → penoso/a, angoscioso/a; (pain, death) → straziante
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

agony

(ˈӕgəni) plural ˈagonies noun
great pain or suffering. The dying man was in agony; agonies of regret.
ˈagonized, ˈagonised adjective
showing agony. He had an agonized expression on his face as he lost the match.
ˈagonizing, ˈagonising adjective
causing agony. an agonizing pain.
agonizingly, agonisingly adverb
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The hideous and agonisingly fearful sensation he had felt then began to come back more and more vividly.
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