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Definition of Agonize


  1. To writhe with agony; to suffer violent anguish.
  2. To struggle; to wrestle; to strive desperately.
  3. To cause to suffer agony; to subject to extreme pain; to torture.

Agonize Quotations

There is something at work that's bigger than us. It's about having a trust in life and being at peace that things are happening the way they should. You do what you do as well as you can do it, and then you don't worry or agonize about the outcome.
Sherilyn Fenn

Good physicians are rarely dispassionate. They agonize and self-doubt over patients.
Siddhartha Mukherjee

The more decisions you make, the better, statistically, your odds of success are. And what I also learned was, it doesn't matter: anything can be fixed. When you're directing, you can agonize, but you can't indulge. Stuff has to happen.
Tony Goldwyn

I can draw pencil lines to show something is moving, but if I'm writing, I struggle with how to write it. The boy ran down the hallway? The boy ran quickly down the hallway? The boy ran down the marble hallway? I agonize over the words. So my editor works very hard. I'm lucky to have her.
Brian Selznick

Writers are troubled about finding time to write and writer's block and publicizing books that aren't books yet. They agonize over how to write and what to write and what not to write.
Deb Caletti
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Agonize Translations

agonize in French is martyriser
agonize in Italian is martirizzare
agonize in Spanish is agonizar, afanar
agonize in Swedish is pina
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