from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Extremely distressing; agonizing: a harrowing experience.
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- v. Present participle of harrow.
- adj. Causing pain or distress.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Heart-rending; excruciating; distressful; tragic: as, the harrowing details of a murder.
- n. Same as harrying.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. extremely painful
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