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Anguish Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

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  • 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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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Anguish'


  • Anguish: For the movie, see Anguish (film). Anguish is a term used in philosophy, often as a translation from the Latin for angst. It is a paramount feature
  • Hope in Anguish: Hope in Anguish is the eighth album released by East West. "Vacant" – 3:28 "Dwell" – 4:13 "Drink Me" – 3:05 "Seven" – 3:58 "For Every Wish" – 3:25 "Brutally
  • Anguish of Ireland: King Anguish of Ireland is a mythological character in the stories of King Arthur. He is the father of Iseult, and one of Arthur's early enemies in the
  • Douglas Anguish: Douglas Keith Anguish (born 8 July 1950 in Meadow Lake, Saskatchewan) was a New Democratic Party member of the Canadian House of Commons. He was a consultant
  • Ancient Anguish: Ancient Anguish, abbreviated AA, is a fantasy-themed MUD, a text-based online role-playing game. Founded in 1991 by Balz "Zor" Meierhans and Olivier "Drake"
  • Anguish Languish: The Anguish Languish, an ersatz language constructed from English language words, was created by Howard L. Chace, who collected his stories and poems
  • A Prayer Under Pressure of Violent Anguish: A Prayer Under Pressure of Violent Anguish is the second full length album released by the metal band My Ruin. "Morning Prayer" - 0:33 "Beauty Fiend"
  • Screams of Anguish: Screams of Anguish is the debut album by Brutality and was released in 1993 on Nuclear Blast. "These Walls Shall Be Your Grave" (4:37) "Ceremonial Unearthing"
  • Chain Reaction of Mental Anguish: "Chain Reaction of Mental Anguish" is the ninth episode of the fifth season of the American television comedy series 30 Rock, and the 89th overall episode

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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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Anguish Sample Sentences in News


  • Child dies after hit by car, driver assaulted
    Shana Moore cries out in pain, her anguish heartbreaking, as the young mother is comforted near a makeshift memorial to her 3-year old-son Ayden. Read more on this news related to 'Anguish'
  • Anguish over son, 14, killed by gamer who groomed him online
    THE grieving mother of a 14-year-old schoolboy stabbed to death by a computer geek who groomed him online warned yesterday of the danger of internet predators. Read more on this news related to 'Anguish'
  • Mumia's backers sue to overturn 'mental anguish' law limiting speech
    Convicted cop killer Mumia Abu-Jamal is seeking to overturn a new state law that allows violent-crime victims to sue offenders whose speech continues to cause them "mental anguish." Read more on this news related to 'Anguish'

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