Associations to the word «Agony»


AGONY, noun. Violent contest or striving.
AGONY, noun. 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.
AGONY, noun. Paroxysm of joy; keen emotion.
AGONY, noun. The last struggle of life; death struggle.
AGONY AUNT, noun. A writer of an advice column in a newspaper or other periodical.
AGONY AUNT, noun. Someone who people commonly go to for advice about personal problems, often annoyingly so.
AGONY AUNTS, noun. Plural of agony aunt
AGONY BOX, noun. (slang) A piano.
AGONY BOX, noun. (slang) A phonograph.
AGONY BOX, noun. (slang) A radio.
AGONY COLUMN, noun. (chiefly UK) A column of a newspaper which contains advertisements relating to lost relatives and friends and other personal matters.
AGONY COLUMNS, noun. Plural of agony column
AGONY UNCLE, noun. The male equivalent of an agony aunt.
AGONY UNCLES, noun. Plural of agony uncle

Dictionary definition

AGONY, noun. Intense feelings of suffering; acute mental or physical pain; "an agony of doubt"; "the torments of the damned".
AGONY, noun. A state of acute pain.

Wise words

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Turkish Proverb