Meaning of “harrowing” in the English Dictionary

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harrowingadjective

us /ˈhær·oʊ·ɪŋ/

extremely upsetting because connected with suffering:

His book tells the harrowing story of how they climbed Mt. Everest.

(Definition of “harrowing” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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