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anguished

[ ang-gwisht ]
/ ˈæŋ gwɪʃt /
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adjective
feeling, showing, or accompanied by anguish.
resulting from or produced by anguish.
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Origin of anguished

Middle English word dating back to 1350–1400; see origin at anguish, -ed3

OTHER WORDS FROM anguished

non·an·guished, adjectiveun·an·guished, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for anguished

anguished
/ (ˈæŋɡwɪʃt) /

adjective
feeling or expressing anguish
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