anguish

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Pronunciation[change]

  • enPR: ăngʹ-gwĭsh, IPA: /ˈæŋ.ɡwɪʃ/
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Noun[change]

Singular
anguish

Plural
anguishes

  1. Anguish refers to the emotional pain and despair someone can experience.
    My anguish over a break-up with my lover could not be soothed.

Verb[change]

Plain form
anguish

Third-person singular
anguishes

Past tense
anguished

Past participle
anguished

Present participle
anguishing

  1. If you feel anguished, you are suffering in pain.