Synonyms for anguish

Synonyms for (noun) anguish

Synonyms: torment, torture, anguish

Definition: extreme mental distress

Similar words: hurt, distress, suffering

Definition: psychological suffering

Usage: the death of his wife caused him great distress

Synonyms: anguish

Definition: extreme distress of body or mind

Similar words: distress

Definition: a state of adversity (danger or affliction or need)

Usage: a ship in distress; she was the classic maiden in distress

Synonyms for (verb) anguish

Synonyms: pain, anguish, hurt

Definition: cause emotional anguish or make miserable

Usage: It pains me to see my children not being taught well in school

Similar words: discomfit, discompose, disconcert, untune, upset

Definition: cause to lose one's composure

Synonyms: anguish

Definition: suffer great pains or distress

Similar words: suffer

Definition: experience (emotional) pain

Usage: Every time her husband gets drunk, she suffers

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