agonizing

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English[edit]

Adjective[edit]

agonizing (comparative more agonizing, superlative most agonizing)

  1. Causing agony.
    It was an agonizing twenty-minute wait for the results.

Translations[edit]

Verb[edit]

agonizing

  1. Present participle of agonize.

Noun[edit]

agonizing (plural agonizings)

  1. The act of one who agonizes.
    • 1918, W. H. Hudson, Far Away and Long Ago
      I never breathed a word of my doubts and mental agonizings to my mother; I spoke to her only of my bodily sufferings; yet she knew it all, and I knew that she knew.