verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
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Origin of anguish
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Example sentences from the Web for anguish
Sarah Dvorak, the former owner of Mission Cheese in San Francisco, which closed its doors in January, whose son is high-risk, describes “the mental anguish of asking people to come to work” without knowing whether or not it is safe.
Parents lament what their children are experiencing — and many struggle with their own anguish.Partly hidden by isolation, many of the nation’s schoolchildren struggle with mental health|Donna St. George, Valerie Strauss|January 21, 2021|Washington Post
Hathaway is often a charming actor, and Ejiofor can be a great one—he’s lovely here, giving shape and depth to his character’s anxieties, and to his unspoken anguish over losing Linda.We Could Use a Pandemic-Era Romantic Comedy, But Locked Down Isn't It|Stephanie Zacharek|January 15, 2021|Time
A mother in anguish because her daughter’s anorexia has turned the family dinner table into a war zone.Better conversations: The 7 essential elements of meaningful communication|matthewheimer|November 24, 2020|Fortune
For all its anguishing, the Court is actually a bit-player here.Can Government Call the Shots on Cellphone Privacy?|Aziz Huq|April 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But there's a serious point here, and it extends well beyond the anguishing question of sexual assault.
I think what we have seen in terms of gay teenagers committing suicide because of bullying is anguishing.
His past life, his daughter, and his wife appear to him as so many enigmas which raise anguishing questions in his heart.Contemporary Russian Novelists|Serge Persky
We resumed our seats, but had hardly done so, when a deep and most anguishing groan was heard, that pierced our very hearts.
An anguishing desire for the safe and wholesome Present usurped all this mad yearning to obtain the Past.Incredible Adventures|Algernon Blackwood
Justin felt it again now, deeper than hunger, more anguishing than thirst.Justin Wingate, Ranchman|John H. Whitson
The wild steed sought to fling up his head to shake off this anguishing weight of seventy odd pounds.Buff: A Collie and other dog-stories|Albert Payson Terhune