Meaning of “agony column” in the English Dictionary

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"agony column" in British English

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agony columnnoun [ C usually singular ]

uk /ˈæɡ.ə.ni ˌkɒl.əm/ us /ˈæɡ.ə.ni ˌkɑː.ləm/ UK

the part of a magazine or newspaper where letters from readers about their personal problems are printed, together with advice about how to deal with them:

She wrote in to an agony column.

(Definition of “agony column” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)