Definitions for wrenching

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word wrenching

Princeton's WordNet

  1. racking, wrenching(adj)

    causing great physical or mental suffering

    "a wrenching pain"

Wiktionary

  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.

Images & Illustrations of wrenching


Translations for wrenching

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

Get even more translations for wrenching »

Translation

Find a translation for the wrenching definition in other languages:

Select another language:

Discuss these wrenching definitions with the community:

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:     


Citation

Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:

Style:MLAChicagoAPA

"wrenching." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2016. Web. 12 Feb. 2016. <http://www.definitions.net/definition/wrenching>.

Are we missing a good definition for wrenching? Don't keep it to yourself...

Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for wrenching:

Thanks for your vote! We truly appreciate your support.