Definition of anguish noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

anguish

 noun
noun
NAmE//ˈæŋɡwɪʃ//
 
[uncountable](formal)
 
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severe pain, mental suffering, or unhappiness He groaned in anguish. Tears of anguish filled her eyes.
anguishedadjective
 
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anguished cries an anguished letter from her prison cell
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