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an·guish

 (ăng′gwĭsh)
n.
Agonizing physical or mental pain; torment. See Synonyms at regret.
v. an·guished, an·guish·ing, an·guish·es
v.tr.
To cause to feel or suffer anguish.
v.intr.
To feel or suffer anguish.

[Middle English angwisshe, from Old French anguisse, from Latin angustiae, distress, from angustus, narrow; see angh- in Indo-European roots.]

anguish

(ˈæŋɡwɪʃ)
n
extreme pain or misery; mental or physical torture; agony
vb
to afflict or be afflicted with anguish
[C13: from Old French angoisse a strangling, from Latin angustia narrowness, from angustus narrow]

an•guish

(ˈæŋ gwɪʃ)
n.
1. acute suffering or pain: the anguish of grief.
v.t.
2. to inflict with suffering or pain.
v.i.
3. to suffer or feel anguish.
[1175–1225; < Old French < Latin angustia tight place =angust(us) narrow + -ia -ia; akin to anger]

anguish

, anxious, anxiety - Anguish, anxious, and anxiety come from Latin angere, "to choke, squeeze, strangle."
See also related terms for squeeze.

anguish


Past participle: anguished
Gerund: anguishing

Imperative
anguish
anguish
Present
I anguish
you anguish
he/she/it anguishes
we anguish
you anguish
they anguish
Preterite
I anguished
you anguished
he/she/it anguished
we anguished
you anguished
they anguished
Present Continuous
I am anguishing
you are anguishing
he/she/it is anguishing
we are anguishing
you are anguishing
they are anguishing
Present Perfect
I have anguished
you have anguished
he/she/it has anguished
we have anguished
you have anguished
they have anguished
Past Continuous
I was anguishing
you were anguishing
he/she/it was anguishing
we were anguishing
you were anguishing
they were anguishing
Past Perfect
I had anguished
you had anguished
he/she/it had anguished
we had anguished
you had anguished
they had anguished
Future
I will anguish
you will anguish
he/she/it will anguish
we will anguish
you will anguish
they will anguish
Future Perfect
I will have anguished
you will have anguished
he/she/it will have anguished
we will have anguished
you will have anguished
they will have anguished
Future Continuous
I will be anguishing
you will be anguishing
he/she/it will be anguishing
we will be anguishing
you will be anguishing
they will be anguishing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been anguishing
you have been anguishing
he/she/it has been anguishing
we have been anguishing
you have been anguishing
they have been anguishing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been anguishing
you will have been anguishing
he/she/it will have been anguishing
we will have been anguishing
you will have been anguishing
they will have been anguishing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been anguishing
you had been anguishing
he/she/it had been anguishing
we had been anguishing
you had been anguishing
they had been anguishing
Conditional
I would anguish
you would anguish
he/she/it would anguish
we would anguish
you would anguish
they would anguish
Past Conditional
I would have anguished
you would have anguished
he/she/it would have anguished
we would have anguished
you would have anguished
they would have anguished
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.anguish - extreme mental distressanguish - extreme mental distress    
distress, hurt, suffering - psychological suffering; "the death of his wife caused him great distress"
2.anguish - extreme distress of body or mindanguish - extreme distress of body or mind  
distress - a state of adversity (danger or affliction or need); "a ship in distress"; "she was the classic maiden in distress"
Verb1.anguish - suffer great pains or distressanguish - suffer great pains or distress  
suffer - experience (emotional) pain; "Every time her husband gets drunk, she suffers"
2.anguish - cause emotional anguish or make miserableanguish - cause emotional anguish or make miserable; "It pains me to see my children not being taught well in school"
discomfit, discompose, untune, upset, disconcert - cause to lose one's composure
break someone's heart - cause deep emotional pain and grief to somebody; "The young man broke the girl's heart when he told her was going to marry her best friend"
agonise, agonize - cause to agonize
try - give pain or trouble to; "I've been sorely tried by these students"
excruciate, torment, torture, rack - torment emotionally or mentally

anguish

noun suffering, pain, torture, distress, grief, misery, agony, torment, sorrow, woe, heartache, heartbreak, pang, throe A cry of anguish burst from her lips.

anguish

noun
A state of physical or mental suffering:
verb
To bring great harm or suffering to:
Translations
ألَم شِديد
bolestmukaúzkost
kvalpinesmerte
kärsimystuska
kvöl; angist
kančia
ciešanasmokas
acıkederşiddetli ıstırap

anguish

[ˈæŋgwɪʃ] N (physical) → tormentos mpl; (mental) → angustia f
to be in anguish (physically) → padecer tormentos, sufrir lo indecible; (mentally) → estar angustiado

anguish

[ˈæŋgwɪʃ] n
(mental)angoisse f
(physical)agonie f

anguish

nQual f; to be in anguishQualen leiden; the look of anguish on the faces of the waiting wivesder angsterfüllte Blick in den Gesichtern der wartenden Frauen; he wrung his hands in anguisher rang die Hände in Verzweiflung; those who suffer the anguish of indecisionwer die Qual der Entschlusslosigkeit erleidet; writhing in anguish on the groundsich in Qualen auf dem Boden windend; the news caused her great anguishdie Nachricht bereitete ihr großen Schmerz; the decision caused her great anguishdie Entscheidung bereitete ihr große Qual(en)

anguish

[ˈæŋgwɪʃ] nangoscia
to be in anguish → essere angosciato/a

anguish

(ˈӕŋgwiʃ) noun
very great pain of body or mind; agony. The woman suffered terrible anguish when her child died.

anguish

n. agonía, angustia;
v. angustiarse.

anguish

n angustia