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Agony

Ag´o`ny
n.1.Violent contest or striving.
The world is convulsed by the agonies of great nations.
- Macaulay.
2.Pain so extreme as to cause writhing or contortions of the body, similar to those made in the athletic contests in Greece; and hence, extreme pain of mind or body; anguish; paroxysm of grief; specifically, the sufferings of Christ in the garden of Gethsemane.
Being in an agony he prayed more earnestly.
- Luke xxii. 44.
3.Paroxysm of joy; keen emotion.
With cries and agonies of wild delight.
- Pope.
4.The last struggle of life; death struggle.
5.
Noun1.Agonyagony - intense feelings of suffering; acute mental or physical pain; "an agony of doubt"; "the torments of the damned"
Synonyms: torment, torture
2.agony - a state of acute pain
aching heart, affliction, agonizingness, agony of mind, atrocious pain, bale, bitterness, bleeding heart, broken heart, care, carking care, crucifixion, crushing, death agonies, death groan, death rattle, death struggle, death throes, deathbed, deathwatch, depression, depth of misery, desolateness, desolation, despair, dolor, dying breath, excruciatingness, excruciation, extremity, final extremity, grief, heartache, heartbreak, heartfelt grief, heartgrief, heartsickness, heavy heart, infelicity, lamentation, languishment, last agony, last breath, last gasp, martyrdom, martyrization, melancholia, melancholy, moribundity, pangs, passion, pining, prostration, rack, sadness, sorrow, sorrowing, suicidal despair, throes, throes of death, tormentingness, torturousness, trouble, wretchedness
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