- gut + wrenching (Wiktionary)
“As they told us about their loss, the pain in their voices was gut-wrenching.”
“Penner announced two years ago he was a transsexual, and wrote a gut-wrenching and brave column about it that made it clear what he was doing and why — and did so with so much grace that the kind of public comment you might expect was mostly quelled.”
“Watching her navigate through a hometown she no longer feels safe in is gut-wrenching, literally.”
“And, as we held our hands to our hearts and wept gut-wrenching tears of unimaginable sadness, we watched them jump.”
“Such mistakes are gut-wrenching and perhaps inexcusable.”
“Mr. McGrath, who spent $60,000 converting his 15,000- square-foot factory, is like many entrepreneurs facing gut-wrenching decisions as a result of the prolonged economic slump.”
“When an anonymous poster made a plea, last week, for everyone to pause and consider the emotional fallout from adoption – this within the context of debates concerning the emotional consequences of abortion – I immediately thought of my mother and the gut-wrenching turmoil she experienced as a result of giving up a child for adoption.”
“And so the thought of abandoning it – of being abandoned by it – was terrifying, gut-wrenching.”
“Infatuated about that wonderful matchup and other classic confrontations throughout the years, how I wished I could be in a ballpark, any ballpark, for a gut-wrenching nail-biter that could be talked about with my grandchildren years from now.”
“When Nestor Kirchner became president in 2003, Argentina had endured three years of gut-wrenching economic chaos, marked by runs on banks, the collapse of the national currency, default on Argentina's foreign debt, harsh government-imposed economic controls, and massive street riots.”
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