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Anguish Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

Definitions from Wordnet 2.0

  • extreme mental distress
  • extreme distress of body or mind
  • cause emotional anguish or make miserable; "It pains me to see my children not being taught well in school"
  • suffer great pains or distress

Definitions from Wiktionary

  • extreme mental distress ,
  • extreme distress of body or mind

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Anguish Meaning and Definition in Wikipedia

Anguish is an emotion. It is a feeling of severe pain, mental suffering, distress and sadness. Anguish is related to misery, dread, despair, and depression.

Many things can cause a person to feel anguish. Abuse can cause anguish.

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* Ideologies separate us. Dreams and anguish bring us together. - Eugene Ionesco

* Every composer knows the anguish and despair occasioned by forgetting ideas which one had no time to write down. - Hector Berlioz

* The loss of a friend is like that of a limb time may heal the anguish of the wound, but the loss cannot be repaired. - Robert Southey

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