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Definition of "anguished" []

  • Feeling, expressing, or caused by anguish: anguished victims of the earthquake; anguished screams for help. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "anguished" in a sentence
  • "His expression anguished, he rested one hand on her head, the other tightly covering her nape, guiding her head back."
  • "If we are all ‘artists-as-citizens’, and we go about our days perceiving that unique, vast ‘picture’ of our own description, then we will have always lived as artists, here, in anguished times!"
  • "Now, each time she calls her anguished daughter " You sweet girl, " your flesh crawls, just as it ' s supposed to."