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English definition of “anguish”

anguish

noun [U]     /ˈæŋ.ɡwɪʃ/
extreme unhappiness caused by physical or mental suffering : His anguish at the outcome of the court case was very clear . In her anguish she forgot to leave a message .Strong feelings anguished     /ˈæŋ.ɡwɪʃt/ adjective an anguished cry Strong feelings
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