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1. agony

noun. ['ˈægəni'] intense feelings of suffering; acute mental or physical pain.

Synonyms

  • torture
  • suffering
  • hurt

Antonyms

  • happy
  • untroubled
  • pleasantness
  • good health

Etymology

  • ἀγωνία (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

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Example sentences of the word agony


1. Noun, singular or mass
Mixing the oil in is a sure-fire way to save yourself the agony.

Quotes containing the word agony


1. There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you.
- Maya Angelou, I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings

2. You pierce my soul. I am half agony, half hope...I have loved none but you.
- Jane Austen, Persuasion

3. I know how devastated you must be to miss me, but leave a message, and I'll try to ease your agony
- Richelle Mead, Blood Promise

2. agony

noun. ['ˈægəni'] a state of acute pain.

Synonyms

  • hurting
  • Passion of Christ
  • suffering
  • throe
  • Passion
  • pain

Antonyms

  • be well
  • uninjured
  • undamaged

Etymology

  • ἀγωνία (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
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