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agony

noun [U or C] uk   us   /ˈæɡ.ə.ni/
extreme physical or mental pain or suffering: She lay there screaming in agony. I was in an agony of suspense. We've both suffered agonies of guilt over what happened.
Translations of “agony”
in Arabic ألَم مُبرِح…
in Korean 고통…
in Malaysian penderitaan…
in French agonie, douleur intense…
in Turkish çok yoğun zihinsel/fiziksel ıstırap, sıkıntı…
in Italian dolore estremo, angoscia…
in Chinese (Traditional) (肉體或精神的)極度痛苦…
in Russian агония…
in Polish męczarnia, agonia…
in Vietnamese đau đớn…
in Spanish agonía…
in Portuguese agonia…
in Thai ความทรมาน…
in German die Qual…
in Catalan dolor molt fort…
in Japanese 苦痛, 激しい痛み…
in Indonesian penderitaan…
in Chinese (Simplified) (肉体或精神的)极度痛苦…
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