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Definition of Agonies
AgoniesAgony Ag"o*ny, n.; pl. Agonies. [L. agonia, Gr. ?, orig. a
contest, fr. ?: cf. F. agonie. See Agon.]
1. Violent contest or striving.
The world is convulsed by the agonies of great
2. Pain so extreme as to cause writhing or contortions of the
body, similar to those made in the athletic contests in
Greece; and hence, extreme pain of mind or body; anguish;
paroxysm of grief; specifically, the sufferings of Christ
in the garden of Gethsemane.
Being in an agony he prayed more earnestly. --Luke
3. Paroxysm of joy; keen emotion.
With cries and agonies of wild delight. --Pope.
4. The last struggle of life; death struggle.
Syn: Anguish; torment; throe; distress; pangs; suffering.
Usage: Agony, Anguish, Pang. These words agree in
expressing extreme pain of body or mind. Agony denotes
acute and permanent pain, usually of the whole
system., and often producing contortions. Anguish
denotes severe pressure, and, considered as bodily
suffering, is more commonly local (as anguish of a
wound), thus differing from agony. A pang is a
paroxysm of excruciating pain. It is severe and
transient. The agonies or pangs of remorse; the
anguish of a wounded conscience. ``Oh, sharp
convulsive pangs of agonizing pride!' --Dryden.
Meaning of Agonies from wikipedia
- The Agony
in the Garden
was an event
in the life of Jesus
from the New Testament, between
the Farewell Discourse
at the conclusion
- (Christianity), also called
at Gethsemane Agony
(book), a comic
book by Mark Beyer Agony
(comics), a fictional
- Life of Agony
is an American alternative metal
band from Brooklyn, New York that was formed
in 1989 by singer Keith
Ca****, b****ist Alan Robert
(Russian: Агония, romanized: Agoniya; U.S. theatrical/DVD title
Rasputin) is a film by Elem Klimov, made c.1973-75 and released
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on 25 September
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- Agony column
to: The Agony
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by Earl Derr Biggers
of a newspaper
adverti****ts of missing relatives
- The Agonies
is a 1918 silent
film adventure drama directed
by Marie Dressler
and starring Marie
Dressler. Marie Dressler
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