HyperDic: agony

English > 2 senses of the word agony:
NOUNfeelingagony, torment, tortureintense feelings of suffering
stateagony, suffering, excruciationa state of acute pain
agony > pronunciation
Soundsae'gahniy
Rhymesabalone ... Zuni: 221 rhymes with niy...
English > agony: 2 senses > noun 1, feeling
MeaningIntense feelings of suffering; acute mental or physical pain.
Example"an agony of doubt"
Synonymstorment, torture
Broadersuffering, hurtFeelings of mental or physical pain
Spanishagonía, tormento
Catalanagonia
Adjectivesagonalpertaining to or associated with agony (especially death agonies)
Nounsagonistsomeone involved in a contest / contest or battle (as in an agon)
agonistthe principal character in a work of fiction
Verbsagonisesuffer agony or anguish
agonisecause to agonize
English > agony: 2 senses > noun 2, state
MeaningA state of acute pain.
Synonymssuffering, excruciation
NarrowerPassion, Passion of ChristThe suffering of Jesus at the Crucifixion
throesevere spasm of pain
Broaderpain, hurtingA symptom of some physical hurt or disorder
Spanishagonía, sufrimiento
Catalanagonia, sofriment
Adjectivesagonalpertaining to or associated with agony (especially death agonies)
Nounsagonistsomeone involved in a contest / contest or battle (as in an agon)
Verbsagonisecause to agonize
agonize, agonisesuffer agony or anguish

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