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Definition of "gut-wrenching" []

  • Sickening (adjective)
  • Difficult to tolerate (adjective) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "gut-wrenching" in a sentence
  • "As they told us about their loss, the pain in their voices was gut-wrenching."
  • "Penner announced two years ago he was a transsexual, and wrote a gut-wrenching and brave column about it that made it clear what he was doing and why — and did so with so much grace that the kind of public comment you might expect was mostly quelled."
  • "Watching her navigate through a hometown she no longer feels safe in is gut-wrenching, literally."