Synonyms for agonized

Grammar : Verb
Spell : ag-uh-nahyzd
Phonetic Transcription : ˈæg əˌnaɪzd

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Définition of agonized

Origin :
  • 1580s, "to torture," from Middle French agoniser or directly from Medieval Latin agonizare, from Greek agonizesthai "to contend in the struggle" (see agony). Intransitive sense of "to suffer physical pain" is recorded from 1660s. That of "to worry intensely" is from 1853. Related: Agonized; agonizing.
  • verb suffer or cause another to suffer
Example sentences :
  • No leisure is here, only quivering, intense, agonized anxiety.
  • Extract from : « The Forest » by Stewart Edward White
  • But in his doctrine of spiritual integrity, in the agonized utterance, "Be true—be true!"
  • Extract from : « The American Mind » by Bliss Perry
  • But, little by little, his face resumed an agonized expression.
  • Extract from : « L'Assommoir » by Emile Zola
  • She seemed to have aged ten years from the hours of agonized weeping.
  • Extract from : « L'Assommoir » by Emile Zola
  • He had answered his call, praying him in an agonized voice to descend and rescue him.
  • Extract from : « Murder Point » by Coningsby Dawson
  • Mr. Jim Fletcher, whose place was next him, uttered an agonized "Ow!"
  • Extract from : « Galusha the Magnificent » by Joseph C. Lincoln
  • What relief from pain to the agonized sufferer had they not given!
  • Extract from : « A Day's Ride » by Charles James Lever
  • She regarded him in agonized doubt for a moment, and nodded.
  • Extract from : « Astounding Stories of Super-Science, May, 1930 » by Various
  • Dick lifted his agonized face and stared into Elsa's tear wet eyes.
  • Extract from : « The Forbidden Trail » by Honor Willsie
  • The mother-wolf hissed with agonized fury on the roof of the rick.
  • Extract from : « Debts of Honor » by Maurus Jkai

Antonyms for agonized

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