verb (used without object), ag·o·nized, ag·o·niz·ing.
verb (used with object), ag·o·nized, ag·o·niz·ing.
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Example sentences from the Web for agonize
The sign says that it produced “extreme emaciation and a slow, agonising death.”
In the midst of this feverish pursuit of pleasure there came over him—so he said—moments of agonising despair.The Life & Letters of Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky|Modeste Tchaikovsky
The word "rations" wrought an immediate change in Jones's agonising visage.
I tell you, words can never describe the horror of the agonising months as they crawled by.The Adventures of Louis de Rougemont|Louis de Rougemont