Associations to the word «Anguish»

Wiktionary

ANGUISH, noun. Extreme pain, either of body or mind; excruciating distress.
ANGUISH, verb. (intransitive) To suffer pain.
ANGUISH, verb. (transitive) To cause to suffer pain.

Dictionary definition

ANGUISH, noun. Extreme mental distress.
ANGUISH, noun. Extreme distress of body or mind.
ANGUISH, verb. Suffer great pains or distress.
ANGUISH, verb. Cause emotional anguish or make miserable; "It pains me to see my children not being taught well in school".

Wise words

We should have a great fewer disputes in the world if words were taken for what they are, the signs of our ideas only, and not for things themselves.
John Locke