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synonyms for anguished

  • gloomy
  • pathetic
  • sad
  • tragic
  • wretched
  • afflicted
  • agonized
  • ailing
  • brokenhearted
  • crestfallen
  • dejected
  • desolate
  • despairing
  • despondent
  • destroyed
  • disconsolate
  • discontented
  • distressed
  • doleful
  • dolorous
  • down
  • down in the mouth
  • downcast
  • forlorn
  • heartbroken
  • hopeless
  • hurt
  • hurting
  • ill
  • in pain
  • injured
  • melancholy
  • mournful
  • on a downer
  • pained
  • pitiable
  • racked
  • rueful
  • ruthful
  • sick
  • sickly
  • sorrowful
  • strained
  • suffering
  • tormented
  • tortured
  • troubled
  • woebegone
  • wounded
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antonyms for anguished

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  • cheerful
  • good
  • happy
  • joyful
  • elated
  • generous
  • merry
  • rich
  • wealthy
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How to use anguished in a sentence

What is already clear is that this latest in a seemingly never-ending series of mass shootings hit the country where it hurt most — in its anguished struggles over race, gender and the allure of gun violence.
A NATIONWIDE HORROR: WITNESSES, POLICE PAINT A PICTURE OF A MURDEROUS RAMPAGE THAT TOOK 8 LIVESTIM CRAIG, MARK BERMAN, HANNAH KNOWLES, MARC FISHERMARCH 18, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The difficult and anguished decision to send a child or teenager alone is not an irrational act.
HUNDREDS OF MINORS ARE CROSSING THE BORDER EACH DAY WITHOUT THEIR PARENTS. WHO ARE THEY?NICK MIROFF, ANDREW BA TRAN, LESLIE SHAPIROMARCH 11, 2021WASHINGTON POST
He omitted the Union-Tribune, which led to hours of anguished tweets from Union-Tribune staff.
POLITICS REPORT: ALL POLITICS IS SCHOOLSSCOTT LEWIS AND ANDREW KEATTSFEBRUARY 20, 2021VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
Knocked off her feet by a painful headache and the worst fatigue she had ever felt in her life, Heather felt scared and anguished about what was unfolding.
‘I SAID GOODBYE TO MY SISTER THROUGH A COMPUTER SCREEN’HOLLY BAILEYJANUARY 2, 2021WASHINGTON POST
While her family mourned privately, Heidi’s anguished students, both past and present, shared photos of their smiling teacher — Frau Hussli, they called her.
‘I SAID GOODBYE TO MY SISTER THROUGH A COMPUTER SCREEN’HOLLY BAILEYJANUARY 2, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The work starts with a famously anguished opening melody and ends with a major-key tutti celebration.
WHY BEETHOVEN’S 5TH SYMPHONY MATTERS IN 2020CHARLIE HARDINGSEPTEMBER 25, 2020VOX
"Oh, ma'amselle," faltered the girl stopping short and looking at Xenie's anguished face.
A DREADFUL TEMPTATIONMRS. ALEX. MCVEIGH MILLER
She disappeared into the inner room where the body was lying, and a few seconds later I heard a low and anguished cry.
SHADOW, THE MYSTERIOUS DETECTIVEPOLICE CAPTAIN HOWARD
How crass and blind had been his anguished spirit when first it quivered under the shock of her disappearance!
THE TERMS OF SURRENDERLOUIS TRACY
Faint and trembling, he gazed down upon her as they strolled along, compelling her soft eyes to meet his anguished ones.
THE DREAMERMARY NEWTON STANARD
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WORDS RELATED TO ANGUISHED

  • anguished
  • cheerless
  • dejected
  • depressed
  • despairing
  • devastated
  • distressed
  • down
  • heartbroken
  • heartsick
  • heavyhearted
  • hurting
  • inconsolable
  • melancholy
  • miserable
  • morose
  • overcome
  • troubled
  • unhappy
  • woebegone
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

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