Definitions for wrenching

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. racking, wrenching(adj)

    causing great physical or mental suffering

    "a wrenching pain"


  1. wrenching(Noun)

    The act by which something is wrenched.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Wrenching

    of Wrench

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Coast Guard:

    The decision to suspend was excruciating and gut-wrenching.

  2. Sandra Minuitti:

    Go beyond the heart-wrenching story that caught your attention.

  3. Albany County:

    It's horrific, it's heart-wrenching, it's certainly not the ending we were praying for.

  4. Jessica Kensky:

    I wanted to paint my toenails and put my feet in the sand, to lose my right leg was a gut-wrenching decision.

  5. Maya Angelou:

    History, despite its wrenching pain, cannot be unlived, however, if faced with courage, need not be lived again.

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