Examples of excruciating in a Sentence
I have an excruciating headache.
an excruciating moment of embarrassment
They described their vacation in excruciating detail.
Recent Examples of excruciating from the Web
The third arrive at 7-6 in the tiebreaker — the excruciating double-fault.
During a five-year run of real estate prosperity, some South Florida communities that bore the brunt of the excruciating housing collapse are enjoying the biggest spikes in value, homeowners and brokers say.
Aziz Ansari’s slice-of-life Netflix comedy Master of None spends a lot of time exploring, in specific and excruciating detail, the pitfalls of modern dating.
While Brits got to watch the short in March, American fans have had to hold on an excruciating extra two months.
The director, Cate Shortland, making her third feature, depicts both the degradations endured by Clare and the peculiar psychological ins and outs of the captor-captive dynamic in explicit, sometimes excruciating detail.
Apparently, when your Fright Factory is stocked with enough Play-Doh, nothing’s too excruciating to revive.
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First Known Use of excruciating
EXCRUCIATING Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of excruciating for English Language Learners
: very painful : causing great mental or physical pain
: very severe
: extreme or excessive
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