verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
Origin of anguish
Examples from the Web for anguish
Nowhere to be found is the anguish, the drama, the pain of an athlete on that level who considering walking away.
But from the anguish of soulless industrial lagers rises the emancipation of artisan brewing.House of the Witch: The Renegade Craft Brewers of Panama|Jeff Campagna|November 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
After mom cries out in anguish and frustration on hearing the verdict, the ugly side of the protests rears its head.Michael Brown’s Stepfather Tells Crowd, ‘Burn This Bitch Down’|Jack Holmes, The Daily Beast Video|November 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But their suffering and anguish is nothing compared to that of their victims.
Despite these horrors, the anguish of her abuse is magnified when people ask Walters why she never left her husband.
The thirteen-year-old brow is puckered with anguish, the child-face pale with dread, tear after tear falls from the innocent eyes.Stories and Pictures|Isaac Loeb Peretz
"Yes, we will swear it," answered Leonard, who could not conceal the anguish of his anxiety.The People Of The Mist|H. Rider Haggard
Nor is the tone all anguish, anger finds its place there as well, and this bewilders you still more.
Then she looked up at the face quivering with anguish and entreaty, and the sight melted her at once.Gretchen|Mary J. Holmes
Whatever his anguish or his despondency, none were permitted to share, or even to witness, his emotions.Leila, Complete|Edward Bulwer-Lytton