gut-wrenching

adjective gut-wrench·ing \ ˈgət-ˌren-chiŋ \

Definition of gut-wrenching

: causing mental or emotional anguish

First Known Use of gut-wrenching

1972


GUT-WRENCHING Defined for English Language Learners

gut-wrenching

adjective

Definition of gut-wrenching for English Language Learners

  • : causing great mental or emotional pain


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