Meaning of “agony” in the English Dictionary

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agonynoun [ C/U ]

us /ˈæɡ·ə·ni/

extreme physical or mental pain 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)