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Definition of Anguish

Anguish

  1. Extreme pain, either of body or mind; excruciating distress.
  2. To distress with extreme pain or grief.

Anguish Quotations

What is a poet? An unhappy person who conceals profound anguish in his heart but whose lips are so formed that as sighs and cries pass over them they sound like beautiful music.
Soren Kierkegaard

The loss of a friend is like that of a limb; time may heal the anguish of the wound, but the loss cannot be repaired.
Robert Southey

Here bring your wounded hearts, here tell your anguish; Earth has no sorrow that Heaven cannot heal.
Thomas Moore

Friendship needs no words - it is solitude delivered from the anguish of loneliness.
Dag Hammarskjold

What makes loneliness an anguish is not that I have no one to share my burden, but this: I have only my own burden to bear.
Dag Hammarskjold
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Anguish Translations

anguish in Danish is angst
anguish in Dutch is beklemming, benauwdheid, angst
anguish in Finnish is tuska
anguish in French is angoissons, angoissez, angoisser, angoissent
anguish in German is Pein
anguish in Italian is pena, angoscia, paura
anguish in Norwegian is pine, kval
anguish in Spanish is miedoso, miedo, angustia