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An extreme mental or physical distress; an emotional pain. (2)
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anguish (s) (noun), anguishes (pl)
1. An excruciating mental distress, a physical suffering, or an emotional pain: Mona was in a state of anguish when her cat ran away and she was afraid it was lost in the fields.
2. Etymology: from Old French anguisse, angoisse, "choking sensation, distress, anxiety, rage"; from Latin angustia, "tight place; tightness, straitness, narrowness"; figuratively "distress, difficulty," from ang(u)ere, "to throttle, to torment, to make narrow".
Agony, excruciating distress.
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A cry of suffering acute pain.
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anguish (verb), anguishes; anguished; anguishing
To suffer great emotional pains or distress: "Athena is anguishing over the loss of her sister."
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