agony

All Noun Adjective Adverb
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  • He suffered terrible agony during his last year and a half of life.
  • Poor fellow, his face was white when he came and his look was full of agony. Cited from St. Cuthbert's, by Robert E. Knowles
  • War is a word that means agony to many and a set-back to all. Cited from The Long Roll, by Mary Johnston
  • She lived in agony for days, but he changed his mind without ever saying a thing.
  • But his mother helped him come out of this agony and loss.
  • Even the agonies of death might last long enough to complete the task. Cited from A Maker of History, by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  • He was very sick and died in agony four days after his arrival.
  • That she led herself into her own suffering and agony as well.
  • She had gone through its agonies herself when she was a young girl, and knew its every stage. Cited from Dark Hollow, by Anna Katharine Green
  • The four-and-twenty steps to the first floor were four-and-twenty agonies. Cited from The Short-story, by William Patterson Atkinson
  • Night passed, morning came, and the long day of agony began. Cited from The Brand of Silence, by Harrington Strong
  • I shall pass over the agonies of the next few days. Cited from Alton Locke, Tailor And Poet,Rev. Charles Kingsley
  • He failed in even this, and spent several days in agony.
  • She claimed her heart was no longer in the type of music Life of Agony produced.
  • How can I stand another three days of this agony? Cited from Motor Boat Boys Mississippi Cruise, by Louis Arundel
  • But I think it is because, just now, of the agony of memory. Cited from The Long Roll, by Mary Johnston
  • You know what agony writing a letter is to me. Cited from The Lady of the Ice, by James De Mille
  • The present was so certain, and the future might have such agonies. Cited from The Honorable Peter Stirling and What People Thought of Him, by Ford
  • He joined in the hope of those who denied his past agonies. Cited from Jean-Christophe Journey's End, by Romain Rolland
  • The next image is of a woman lying on the ground in agony.
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Meaning of agony

  • noun Intense feelings of suffering; acute mental or physical pain
    an agony of doubt, the torments of the damned
  • noun A state of acute pain