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Princeton's WordNet

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

    extremely painful

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  1. harrowingadjective

    Causing pain or distress.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Harrowing

    of Harrow

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of harrowing in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of harrowing in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of harrowing in a Sentence

  1. Gabriele Amorth:

    I witnessed a complete transformation of personality and a woman who had strength way beyond her physical capabilities at the age of 46 and she had a complete transformation of the way she spoke and sounded, i can't tell you I wasn't frightened. I was two feet away from them and it was harrowing, even though I knew what to expect because he (Amorth) had told me.

  2. Toni Esquibel:

    There were probably about 10 shots. It was pretty harrowing. Pretty harrowing, not fun for young girls to have to go through that kind of experience.

  3. Aron Harper:

    The most harrowing moments were when we first arrived on scene, dealing with these forest fires growing on you, flames jumping fifty feet in the air, we were yelling at guys to get out of there because the thing was growing so fast. I’ve never seen a fire grow that fast in my life.

  4. Prosecutor Kym Worthy:

    It is a gross understatement to say that this case is harrowing example of irresponsible pet ownership.

  5. Elizabeth Smart:

    Elizabeth Smart was held captive by Brian David Mitchell and his wife, Wanda Barzee, for nine months, and the case captivated the nation just months after the 2002 Winter Olympics took place in Salt Lake City. Elizabeth Smart was raped, tethered to trees by steel cables and left without food and water for days at a time. Elizabeth Smart recalled what Elizabeth Smart said to Brian David Mitchell on the night Elizabeth Smart was kidnapped. There finally came a point where I remember stopping Brian David Mitchell and just saying, ‘ If you're just going to rape and kill me, please do it here,' because in my mind I was thinking I want my parents to know what happened to me, I wanted them to find me even if it was just my body, brian David Mitchell had this smile and it was just, it was bone chilling … Brian David Mitchell said, ‘ I'm not going to rape and murder you. Yet,' Elizabeth Smart added. Wanda Barzee was sentenced to 15 years in prison in 2010, and Brian David Mitchell is serving two life terms. Elizabeth Smart will talk about how Elizabeth Smart moved past the harrowing incident 15 years later, according to E ! News. The special will air on Nov. 12 and 13 before the Lifetime original movie.

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