agonized (Amer.) adj. expressing agony; characterized by suffering; characterized by pain or anxiety; extremely painful; distressed (also agonised) agonize (Amer.) ag·o·nize || 'ægənaɪz v. suffer agony, suffer, be in torment, cause to agonize (also agonise)

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  • agonized — adj. 1. expressing pain or agony. agonized screams [WordNet 1.5 +PJC] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • agonized — ag|o|nized also agonised BrE [ˈægənaızd] adj [only before noun] expressing very severe pain ▪ an agonized scream ▪ From some place close by she heard agonized sobbing …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Agonized — Agonize Ag o*nize, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Agonized}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Agonizing}.] [F. agoniser, LL. agonizare, fr. Gr. ?. See {Agony}.] 1. To writhe with agony; to suffer violent anguish. [1913 Webster] To smart and agonize at every pore. Pope.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • agonized — agonizedly /ag euh nuy zid lee/, adv. /ag euh nuyzd /, adj. involving or accompanied by agony or severe struggle: an agonized effort. [1575 85; AGONIZE + ED2] * * * …   Universalium

  • agonized — adj. Agonized is used with these nouns: ↑cry, ↑scream …   Collocations dictionary

  • agonized — ag|o|nized [ ægə,naızd ] adjective usually before noun 1. ) expressing extreme pain or sadness: an agonized cry 2. ) expressing worry because you cannot decide what to do …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • agonized — [[t]æ̱gənaɪzd[/t]] ADJ GRADED: usu ADJ n Agonized describes something that you say or do when you are in great physical or mental pain. The agonised look on his face said he wouldn t be staying in the game much longer. (in BRIT, also use… …   English dictionary

  • agonized — also ised BrE adjective expressing very severe pain: the agonized moans of wounded soldiers …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • agonized — UK [ˈæɡənaɪzd] / US [ˈæɡəˌnaɪzd] adjective [usually before noun] 1) expressing great pain or sadness an agonized cry 2) expressing worry because you cannot decide what to do …   English dictionary

  • agonized — adjective expressing pain or agony agonized screams • Syn: ↑agonised • Similar to: ↑painful …   Useful english dictionary

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