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agonizing

adjective

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1 hard to accept or bear especially emotionally
  • agonizing cries rose up from the dungeon

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2 intensely or unbearably painful
  • died an agonizing death

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agonizing

noun

Synonyms & Antonyms of agonizing (Entry 2 of 3)

1 as in suffering, mourning

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2 as in hesitation, indecision

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  • short shrift

agonizing

verb
present participle of agonize

Synonyms & Antonyms of agonizing (Entry 3 of 3)

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The first known use of agonizing was in 1570

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“Agonizing.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/agonizing. Accessed 2 Dec. 2021.

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