Advertisement

Advertisement

View synonyms for gut-wrenching

gut-wrenching

[ guht-ren-ching ]

adjective

  1. involving great distress or anguish; agonizing:

    a gut-wrenching decision.



gut-wrenching

adjective

  1. informal.
    causing great distress or suffering

    gut-wrenching scenes



Discover More

Example Sentences

The scenes of Turing undergoing the chemical castration are really gut wrenching.

At Salon, Alecia Phonesavanh recounts the latest gut-wrenching iteration of the pattern.

Some are heartfelt— gut-wrenching homilies harkening to the days of American freedom.

Here are the most gut-wrenching scenes ever shown on the series.

For Kentucky fans dreading a gut-wrenching defeat, suddenly the impossible was possible!

Advertisement

Word of the Day

petrichor

[pet-ri-kawr]

Meaning and examples

Start each day with the Word of the Day in your inbox!

By clicking "Sign Up", you are accepting Dictionary.com Terms & Conditions and Privacy Policies.

Advertisement

Advertisement

Advertisement


guttyguv