Agonize - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈæɡənaɪz|  American pronunciation of the word agonize
Brit.  |ˈaɡənʌɪz|  British pronunciation of the word agonize

verb

- cause to agonize (syn: agonise)
- suffer agony or anguish (syn: agonise)

Examples

...got into more trouble, further agonizing her poor mother...

...agonized for days over whether she'd done the right thing...

She agonized over her appearance and speech.

The nightmares agonized me since my childhood.

It agonized her greatly and she nearly went insane.

Each choice was agonized over.

He is agonizing over the final chapter of his novel.

All the way home she agonized about what she should do.

I was agonized by the dreadfully stilted dialogue that followed.

Word forms

verb
I/you/we/they: agonize
he/she/it: agonizes
present participle: agonizing
past tense: agonized
past participle: agonized
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