The definition of anguish is a feeling of physical or mental pain.(noun)
Anguish is defined as causing or feeling extreme pain or worry.(verb)
A teenager not calling their parents and staying out all night is an example of to anguish.
See anguish in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME angwisshe < OFr anguisse < L angustia, tightness, distress: see anger
See anguish in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English angwisshe
Origin: , from Old French anguisse
Origin: , from Latin angustiae, distress
Origin: , from angustus, narrow; see angh- in Indo-European roots.
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