agonized


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ag·o·nized

 (ăg′ə-nīzd′)
adj.
Characterized by, suffering, or exhibiting great pain or anguish: an agonized cry for help.

agonized

(ˈæɡənaɪzd) or

agonised

adj
1. showing that acute mental or physical pain is felt: the agonized screams of other prisoners under torture.
2. feeling acute physical pain: his agonized body bathed in an icy malarial sweat.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.agonized - expressing pain or agonyagonized - expressing pain or agony; "agonized screams"
painful - causing physical or psychological pain; "worked with painful slowness"

agonized

adjective tortured, suffering, wounded, distressed, racked, tormented, anguished, broken-hearted, grief-stricken, wretched The agonized look on his face suggested he wouldn't be playing much longer.
Translations
zmučenýzoufalý
pinefuldsmertefuld
aggodalmasmegkínzott
angistar-, òjáningar-
zmučený
acı doluıstıraplı

agonized

[ˈægənaɪzd] ADJangustioso

agonized

[ˈægənaɪzd] agonised (British) adj
[cry, scream] → déchirant(e); [look] → angoissé(e)
[body] → souffrant(e)

agonized

adjgequält

agonized

[ˈægəˌnaɪzd] adj (moan, indecision) → angoscioso/a

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
References in classic literature ?
The agonized whale goes into his flurry; the tow-line is slackened, and the pitchpoler dropping astern, folds his hands, and mutely watches the monster die.
In Pollyanna's room Fluffy had just jumped to the bed with a little purring "meow" of joy when through the open door sounded clearly and sharply Aunt Polly's agonized exclamation.
The little audience of fierce anthropoids heard the creaking of their king's neck mingling with his agonized shrieks and hideous roaring.
Some cling to you in woebegone misery; others come back fiercely and weirdly, like ghouls bent upon sucking your strength away; others, again, have a catastrophic splendour; some are unvenerated recollections, as of spiteful wild-cats clawing at your agonized vitals; others are severe, like a visitation; and one or two rise up draped and mysterious, with an aspect of ominous menace.
The yearning memories, the bitter regret, the agonized sympathy, the struggling appeals to the Invisible Right--all the intense emotions which had filled the days and nights of the past week, and were compressing themselves again like an eager crowd into the hours of this single morning, made Adam look back on all the previous years as if they had been a dim sleepy existence, and he had only now awaked to full consciousness.