Other Word Forms of Anguish
Origin of Anguish
Middle English anguishe, angoise, from Anglo-Norman anguise, anguisse, from Old French angoisse, from Latin angustia (“narrowness, difficulty, distress”), from angustus (“narrow, difficult”), from angere (“to press together”). See angst, the Germanic cognate, and anger.
Middle English angwisshe from Old French anguisse from Latin angustiae distress from angustus narrow angh- in Indo-European roots
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
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