Synonyms for Agonising:


all (adjective)
excruciating, torturesome, torturous, agonizing, harrowing.


angry, acute, chronic, bad, achy, chapped, crippling, burning. agonising (noun)
agonizing, torturesome, Torturing., excruciating, harrowing, painful, torturous.

Other synonyms:

chapped, achy, angry, crippling. acute, burning. bad. Other relevant words:
acute, angry.

Usage examples for agonising

  1. But this game had become agonising to her, all the more agonising because she had a real desire to play it, and because something drew her very strongly to hide herself from Lelechka and to seek out the hiding child. – Best Russian Short Stories by Various
  2. She saw other girls around her with their fathers and mothers, brothers and sisters,- but she- she, by the very act of being born had caused her mother's death,- and she well knew that her father's heart, quietly as he had endured his grief to all outward appearances, had never healed of that agonising wound. – God's Good Man by Marie Corelli
  3. It seems to me that no one has ever yet written of love truly, and I doubt whether this tender, joyful, agonising feeling can be described, and any one who has once experienced it would not attempt to put it into words. – The Lady with the Dog and Other Stories by Anton Chekhov