agony


agony

noun

Definition of AGONY

1
a situation or state that causes great suffering and unhappiness <waiting all those hours to hear if he'd survived the plane crash was pure agony>
Antonyms heaven, paradise
3
a sudden intense expression of strong feeling <the announcement that the war was over unleashed a mass agony of joy>

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