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Synonyms for anguished

Synonyms for anguished

experiencing intense pain especially mental pain

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Sensitive, sad, superbly controlled, stylistically authoritative, A Fresh Start announces the arrival of a talented filmmaker and contributes considerably to this country's anguished stockpile of family viewing.
They were getting a chance to tell their stories, to get some answers to their long-held anguished questions, and the flood gates opened.
There is something a little anguished about Davies work: It is mysterious and elusive but assuredly crafted and intensely studious in a quite beautiful way.
Professor Josh Miguel Ibanez of Santiago, Chile, spoke about the presence of God in contemporary poetry, stressing that even the tradition of "accursed poets or agonizing believers will give witness of the Christian God by way of anguished doubt or even of curse and blasphemy.
Colt relates the story of these six pivotal weeks in his life, and his voice is often anguished and always credible, sprinkled with profanities as he battles toward hard-won realizations (there's also a bit of sex and rather more talk about it).
Prime Minister Gilani in a message to Prime Minister of Kingdom of Thailand Abhisit Vejjajiva said; We are deeply anguished by the floods in Thailand that have resulted in the loss of so many precious lives and extensive damage to property.
"The woman sounded anguished. I thought about calling police but I thought it was just another fight.
His new book* offers some gems of inscrutable prose: Marvin Gaye's version of "I Heard It Through the Grapevine" distills 400 years of paranoia and talking drum gossip into 3 minutes and 15 seconds of anguished soul-searching." Led Zepplin's Whole Lotta Love," "becomes an essence of grunge, a ragged, nasty projection of male hormonal anguish, that's as dangerous if it's feigned as it is if it's real." When he listens to The Wind," a 1954 single by some band called Nolan Strong and the Diablos, Marsh hears "the wimp-perfection of mid-eighties Michael Jackson" and feels "spooked and confirmed." The Heart of Rock and Soul: The 1,001 Greatest Singles Ever Made, is a massive compendium of such piffle-in excelsis, as the author himself might have it.
Addressing a special Congress Working Committee meeting here on the 75th anniversary of the Quit India Movement, Sonia said, "I am anguished by the assault on freedom.
And if the historical realities were such that he could not imagine the actual reconstruction of the sociopolitical structure of the South, the anguished self-criticism with which he thematizes the limitations and futility of his own literary project suggests his desire for such collective action, his passionate commitment to the seemingly hopeless cause of his people.
But the piece never clarifies its intent, and that leaves us increasingly frustrated by our inability to make sense of the long succession of anguished episodes.
Feeling concerned, scared and anguished over rising violence against Dalits and the anti-Dalit mindset of the Modi government, even the BJP's Dalit MPs are raising questions,"Congress spokesperson Jaiveer Shergil told reporters here.
A PUPIL who vanished nine weeks ago left a letter telling his anguished parents he was "bored of life".
Sibal had earlier said he felt " deeply anguished" about the fact that the Bill could not be taken up by the Lok Sabha.