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anguished

adjective

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anguished

verb
past tense of anguish

Synonyms & Antonyms of anguished (Entry 2 of 2)

2 to feel deep sadness or mental pain
  • I anguished over the loss of my father for years afterwards

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The first known use of anguished was in 1570

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“Anguished.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/anguished. Accessed 22 May. 2022.

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