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agonynoun [C/U]

 us   /ˈæɡ·ə·ni/
extremephysical or ​mentalpain or ​suffering, or a ​period of such ​suffering: [U] They put her on ​painkillers, but they didn’t do enough, and she was in agony.
(Definition of agony from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “agony”
in Korean 고통…
in Arabic ألَم مُبرِح…
in Malaysian penderitaan…
in French agonie, douleur intense…
in Russian агония…
in Chinese (Traditional) (肉體或精神的)極度痛苦…
in Italian dolore estremo, angoscia…
in Turkish çok yoğun zihinsel/fiziksel ıstırap, sıkıntı…
in Polish męczarnia, agonia…
in Spanish agonía…
in Vietnamese đau đớn…
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 Chinese (Simplified) (肉体或精神的)极度痛苦…
in Indonesian penderitaan…
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