Such are the anguished lessons of this beautiful, bittersweet meditation on the strains of ordinary love.
His lawyer says he was just anguished over the death of his son.
But a filmmaker who has worked with Lindsay said that her fraught relationship with her father “anguished her.”
“If You Had My Love” was silky-smooth with just the right amount of anguished yearning.
There are slideshows, graphics, interactive maps, heartbreaking narratives, anguished family members.
Often they may live peaceably, anguished with doubt, and distressed for humanity.
"But—but I have nothing fit to wear, mamma," she said, in anguished tones.
The anguished heart who watched by the window toward the hills of Virginia saw and heard each muffled footfall.
Some guilty misgivings had been mingling with her anguished tears.
In despair she ran hither and thither, calling his name in anguished accents.
c.1200, "acute bodily or mental suffering," from Old French anguisse, angoisse "choking sensation, distress, anxiety, rage," from Latin angustia (plural angustiae) "tightness, straitness, narrowness;" figuratively "distress, difficulty," from ang(u)ere "to throttle, torment" (see anger (v.)).
early 14c., intransitive and reflexive; mid-14c., transitive, from Old French anguissier (Modern French angoisser), from anguisse (see anguish (n.)). Related: Anguished; anguishing.