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Synonyms for anguished

Verb

1. anguish, suffer
usage: suffer great pains or distress
2. pain, anguish, hurt, upset, discompose, untune, disconcert, discomfit
usage: cause emotional anguish or make miserable; "It pains me to see my children not being taught well in school"

Adjective

1. anguished, tormented, tortured, sorrowful (vs. joyful)
usage: experiencing intense pain especially mental pain; "an anguished conscience"; "a small tormented schoolboy"; "a tortured witness to another's humiliation"
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