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Definitions for excruciating
ɪkˈskru ʃiˌeɪ tɪŋex·cru·ci·at·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

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

    extremely painful

Wiktionary

  1. excruciatingadjective

    Causing great pain or anguish, agonizing

    the nation's most excruciating dilemma -- W. H. Ferry

    Etymology: Present participle of excruciate, from excruciatus, past participle of excrucio, from ex- + crucio "I torment".

  2. excruciatingadjective

    Exceedingly intense; extreme

    Etymology: Present participle of excruciate, from excruciatus, past participle of excrucio, from ex- + crucio "I torment".

Webster Dictionary

  1. Excruciating

    of Excruciate

  2. Excruciating

    torturing; racking

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of excruciating in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of excruciating in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of excruciating in a Sentence

  1. Caroline Wozniacki:

    I had my ankle injury and broke two ligaments, my foot kind of went out of its socket. I was trying to slide on a clay court at full speed, and it just got stuck. I was actually wearing a brace, and the next day the doctor told me if I hadn’t been, my bone would probably have been sticking out of my foot. It was excruciating.

  2. Clifford V. Villalon:

    Being hurt is only superficial. Being fooled is more excruciating.

  3. Model Lauren Wasser:

    I'm in excruciating pain every day.

  4. Meabh McHugh-Hill:

    I suffered a week of unbearable pain—it was excruciating, like nothing I’ve ever experienced before.

  5. Former Indiana Mayor Pete Buttigieg:

    Were talking about families that may have picked out a name -- may beassembling a crib -- and they learn something excruciating and are faced with this terrible choice -- and I dont know what to tell them morally about what they should do, i just know that I trust her and her decision medically or morally isnt going to be any better because the government is commanding her to do it in a certain way.

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