1. wrenching

adjective. ['ˈrɛntʃɪŋ'] causing great physical or mental suffering.


  • painful


  • harmless
  • humane

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Words that Rhyme with Wrenching

  • retrenching
  • entrenching
  • quenching
  • drenching

Example sentences of the word wrenching

1. Verb, gerund or present participle
Because settling on a name for your new pet can be hard and emotionally wrenching (oh the indecision!

Quotes containing the word wrenching

1. When you're missing a peice of yourself, aching, gut wrenching emptiness begins to take over. Until you find the link that completes your very soul, the feeling will never go away. Most people find a way to fill this void, material possessions, a string of relationships, affairs, food...I bear my soul, with words, for all to see.
- Jennifer Salaiz

2. I came to the conclusion that unrealized hopes, even small ones, were always wrenching.
- Nicholas Sparks, The Wedding

3. It is in the darkest hour, when we are faced with our deepest most wrenching fears, that we are given the greatest strength. The choice is whether we succumb to the fear or rise with courage to face our truth and shine our brilliance as our sword of valor.
- Monika Zands