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Princeton's WordNet

  1. agonizing, agonising, excruciating, harrowing, torturing, torturous, torturesomeadjective

    extremely painful

GCIDE

  1. agonizingadjective

    causing agony. Opposite to painless.

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  1. agonizingadjective

    Causing agony.

    It was an agonizing twenty minutes wait for the results.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Agonizing

    of Agonize

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of agonizing in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of agonizing in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of agonizing in a Sentence

  1. Mary Todd Lincoln:

    In grief, words are a poor consolation - silence and agonizing tears are all that is left the sufferer.

  2. Iris Murdoch:

    Happiness is a matter of one's most ordinary everyday mode of consciousness being busy and lively and unconcerned with self. To be damned is for one's ordinary everyday mode of consciousness to be unremitting agonizing preoccupation with self.

  3. Barbara King:

    There was one gorilla whose long-term mate and friend died in the zoo, and he first tried to revive her, even bringing her favorite food to her and putting it in her hand and poking her, and then at some point he seemed to come to a really stunning realization that his friend was not going to move. I don’t know if that’s a concept of death, but his behavior changed and he let out a very agonizing wail and stopped trying to revive her. Clearly something cognitive and emotional happened to him at that moment.

  4. Mitch McConnell:

    I remember during the tax bill, people were agonizing over whether one part of the tax bill was permanent or not. I said,' Look, the only way the tax bill is permanent depends on the next election,' because people have different views about taxes in the two parties and they approach it differently when they get in power.

  5. Adam Schiff:

    I think you end up funding other hostage taking and the cycle just perpetuates itself, so I think our decision is the right one, rather, try to rescue our hostages than pay ransoms, and, of course, prospectively trying to keep our people out of harm's way. I think that is really the right policy, as painful as it is, and as enormously agonizing as it is for the families of these hostages.

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