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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

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

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

Yoga is a way to freedom. By its constant practice, we can free ourselves from fear, anguish and loneliness.
Indra Devi

The beauty of the world, which is so soon to perish, has two edges, one of laughter, one of anguish, cutting the heart asunder.
Virginia Woolf

Life and families and babies are all joyous gifts. But if we do not begin to truly account for our numbers, we will surely create an ecological crisis that will only lead to anguish and despair.
Jason Alexander
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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
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