Other Word Forms of Agony
Origin of Agony
Middle English agonie from Old French from Late Latin agōnia from Greek agōniā from agōn struggle from agein to drive ag- in Indo-European roots
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
From Ancient Greek ἀγωνία (agonia, “emulation, competition, struggle”), from ἀγών (agon, “contest”).
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