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 Meanings and Examples of ANGUISH
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anguish
 n.  agonizing physical or mental pain; extreme suffering
Classic Sentence: (125 in 9 pages)
1  Her mind was too torn with her own anguish.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXI
2  But, Ashley," her voice was beginning to break with anguish and disappointment, "But I'd counted on you.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLI
3  She burrowed her head back into Melanie's thin shoulder and some of the real anguish went from her as a flicker of hope woke in her.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLI
4  This wrongness went even deeper than Bonnie's death, for now the first unbearable anguish was fading into resigned acceptance of her loss.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER LX
5  At the word, Lily's face melted from locked anguish to the open misery of a child.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 14
6  The name, as Gerty saw with a clutch at the heart, had loosened the springs of self-pity in her friend's dry breast, and tear by tear Lily poured out the measure of her anguish.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 14
7  He sat in a rocker in the back of a lumber-wagon, his face pale from the anguish of the jolting.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XV
8  That immaculate manliness we feel within ourselves, so far within us, that it remains intact though all the outer character seem gone; bleeds with keenest anguish at the undraped spectacle of a valor-ruined man.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 26. Knights and Squires.
9  This lovely light, it lights not me; all loveliness is anguish to me, since I can ne'er enjoy.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 37. Sunset.
10  An indescribable oppression, which seemed to generate in some unfamiliar part of her consciousness, filled her whole being with a vague anguish.
The Awakening By Kate Chopin
Get Context   In III
11  It moved her to dreams, to thoughtfulness, to the shadowy anguish which had overcome her the midnight when she had abandoned herself to tears.
The Awakening By Kate Chopin
Get Context   In VI
12  They could not even cry out beneath it; but anguish would seize them, more dreadful than the agony of death.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
Get Context   In Chapter 14
13  For half a second she stood, reeling and swaying, staring at him with horror in her eyes; then, with a cry of anguish, she tottered forward, stretching out her arms to him.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
Get Context   In Chapter 15
14  Ona sobbed and wept, her fear and anguish building themselves up into long climaxes.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
Get Context   In Chapter 15
15  From somewhere within the house had come a sudden cry, a wild, horrible scream of anguish.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
Get Context   In Chapter 18
Example Sentence:
1  Visiting the site of the explosion, the governor wept to see the anguish of the victims and their families.
2  It shivered in my heart, like a suffering child in a cold cradle; sickness and anguish had seized it.
3  The mind will sympathize so much with the anguish and debility of the body, that it will be too distracted to fix itself in meditation.
4  The loss of a pet can cause some people real anguish.
5  She cast an anguished look at Guy.
6  The loss of her husband anguished her deeply.
7  We have to transfer these anguished victims of the earthquake at first.