harrowing

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adjective har·row·ing \ˈher-ə-wiŋ, ˈha-rə-\

Definition of harrowing

  1. :  acutely distressing or painful a harrowing experience Mr. Wu's work in a coal mine was particularly harrowing. — Charles Horner

harrowingly

adverb

1799

First Known Use of harrowing

1799


HARROWING Defined for Kids

harrowing

adjective har·row·ing \ˈher-ə-wiŋ\

Definition of harrowing for Students

  1. :  very distressing or painful a harrowing experience



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