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Synonyms for anguish

Synonyms for anguish

Synonyms for anguish

extreme mental distress

extreme distress of body or mind

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suffer great pains or distress

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Continually, and in a thousand other ways, did she feel the innumerable throbs of anguish that had been so cunningly contrived for her by the undying,the ever-active sentence of the Puritan tribunal.
Her imagination was somewhat affected, and, had she been of a softer moral and intellectual fibre would have been still more so, by the strange and solitary anguish of her life.
With an expression of indescribable anguish he threw himself upon the body of the child, reopened its eyes, felt its pulse, and then rushed with him into Valentine's room, of which he double-locked the door.
He was conveyed home, and the anguish that was visible in my countenance betrayed the secret to Elizabeth.
I prophesied truly, and failed only in one single circumstance, that in all the misery I imagined and dreaded, I did not conceive the hundredth part of the anguish I was destined to endure.
No one can conceive the anguish I suffered during the remainder of the night, which I spent, cold and wet, in the open air.
Mas'r, if you only won't talk to me now," said the woman, in a voice of such quick and living anguish that the trader felt that there was something at present in the case beyond his style of operation.
Honestly, and with tears running down his own cheeks, he spoke of a heart of love in the skies, of a pitying Jesus, and an eternal home; but the ear was deaf with anguish, and the palsied heart could not feel.
In his patient, generous bosom he bears the anguish of a world.
But to bring our favourites out of their present anguish and distress, and to land them at last on the shore of happiness, seems a much harder task; a task indeed so hard that we do not undertake to execute it.
But Hetty's tears were not for Adam--not for the anguish that would come upon him when he found she was gone from him for ever.
The opinion stated that, under Etihad's argument, a plaintiff seeking damages for mental anguish would have to prove that an accident "caused bodily injury, which in turn caused the mental anguish.
SRINAGAR -- Hurriyat Conference (G) chairman Syed Ali Geelani expressed deep anguish and outrage over the killings of Rohingya Muslims in Burma, asking the international human rights organizations and the Muslims nations to break silence and come to their rescue.
Summary: New Delhi [India], Aug 8 (ANI): Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Tuesday said that 'self-appointed vigilantes are a threat to liberty and an enemy of pluralism and diversity' and expressed her anguish at the assault on freedom.
The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, has expressed his anguish over the situation arising due to floods in various parts of the Northeast.