agonising

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Adjective[change]

Positive
agonising

Comparative
more agonising

Superlative
most agonising

  1. An agonising choice, decision, wait, etc. is one that is very, very difficult.
    The wait to hear whether his wife had survived was agonising.
  2. An agonising death, pain, or injury is very, very painful.
    He died a slow, agonising death after falling the in woods and breaking his both legs.

Verb[change]

Plain form
agonise

Third-person singular
agonises

Past tense
agonised

Past participle
agonised

Present participle
agonising

  1. The present participle of agonise.

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