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from The Century Dictionary.

  • That causes or produces agony or anguish; characterized by extreme anguish or painful struggles: as, agonizing suspense; “agonizing distress,”
  • Indicative of or expressing agony or anguish: as, an agonizing cry.
  • In the last agony; in the throes of death. See the extract.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective causing agony. Opposite to painless.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Causing agony.
  • verb Present participle of agonize.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective extremely painful

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