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synonyms for anguishing

  • agonizing
  • excruciating
  • harrowing
  • suffering
  • torturing
  • painful
  • torturous

antonyms for anguishing

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  • pleasant
  • pleasing
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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.
‘CHALLENGING IS NOT NEARLY A STRONG ENOUGH WORD’KATIE OKAMOTOFEBRUARY 18, 2021EATER
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 HEALTHDONNA ST. GEORGE, VALERIE STRAUSSJANUARY 21, 2021WASHINGTON 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 ITSTEPHANIE ZACHAREKJANUARY 15, 2021TIME
A mother in anguish because her daughter’s anorexia has turned the family dinner table into a war zone.
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His past life, his daughter, and his wife appear to him as so many enigmas which raise anguishing questions in his heart.
CONTEMPORARY RUSSIAN NOVELISTSSERGE PERSKY
We resumed our seats, but had hardly done so, when a deep and most anguishing groan was heard, that pierced our very hearts.
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An anguishing desire for the safe and wholesome Present usurped all this mad yearning to obtain the Past.
INCREDIBLE ADVENTURESALGERNON BLACKWOOD
Justin felt it again now, deeper than hunger, more anguishing than thirst.
JUSTIN WINGATE, RANCHMANJOHN 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-STORIESALBERT PAYSON TERHUNE
And, most anguishing of all, there was no chance that there was a mistake.
THE ROAD TO UNDERSTANDINGELEANOR H. PORTER
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO ANGUISHING

  • agonizing
  • anguishing
  • distressing
  • disturbing
  • excruciating
  • extreme
  • fierce
  • harrowing
  • heart-wrenching
  • intense
  • racking
  • struggling
  • suffering
  • tearing
  • tortuous
  • torturing
  • torturous
  • vehement
  • violent
  • agonizing
  • anguishing
  • bothersome
  • distressing
  • excruciating
  • harrowing
  • plaguing
  • punishing
  • troubling
  • trying
  • vexing
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.