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English definition of “gnawing”


adjective     /ˈnɔː.ɪŋ/ US  /ˈnɑː-/
continuously uncomfortable , worrying , or painful : I've had gnawing doubts about this project for some time . After three days , we felt an agonizing , gnawing hunger .Continuous and permanent
(Definition of gnawing adjective from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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