Examples of anguished in a Sentence
the military's explanation of the accident did nothing to console the anguished widow
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In the 1980s, the gay community's anguished response to the AIDS crisis made the insular hedonism of Crowley's characters seem trivial.
The play climaxes with Shepard's father's anguished decision to request a life sentence, not the death penalty, for his son's killers.
The arrival of the monsoon next month is likely to be more help to anguished Kachins.
Technicalities or not, Ms. Bennett is culpable in BJ's horrific death as is every person who watched him suffer or heard his anguished barking and did nothing.
Rooted in metal, industrial, electronic noise, and drone, the tracks on Broken Limbs range from anguished and oppressive to contemplative and transcendental.
Clinging to Tara’s anguished face, Laurie Rose’s camera scrutinizes an unhappiness that builds to an almost tangible desperation.
The warnings led to days of anguished media coverage of ISIS militants' online reach.
That June is pregnant, and an anguished mother, only enhances her heroism in the eyes of the show.
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aching, agonized, bemoaning, bewailing, bitter, deploring, doleful, dolorous, funeral, grieving, heartbroken, lamentable, lugubrious, mournful, plaintive, plangent, regretful, rueful, sorrowful, sorry, wailing, weeping, woeful;
black, bleak, cheerless, comfortless, dark, darkening, desolate, dismal, dreary, funereal, gloomy, glum, gray (also grey), joyless, low, miserable, moody, morbid, morose, pathetic, pessimistic, piteous, saturnine, somber (or sombre), sullen;
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