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What we ought to see in the agonies of puberty is the result of the conditioning that maims the female personality in creating the feminine.
Germaine Greer

Meaning of "agonies" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF AGONIES

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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF AGONIES

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Agonies is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE AGONIES

agon
agonal
agone
agonic
agonic line
agonise
agonised
agonisedly
agonising
agonisingly
agonist
agonistic
agonistical
agonistically
agonize
agonized
agonizedly
agonizing
agonizingly
agonothetes

WORDS THAT END LIKE AGONIES

balconies
baronies
boonies
ceremonies
Colonies
companies
cronies
ebonies
felonies
harmonies
ironies
loonies
master of ceremonies
monies
peonies
phonies
polyphonies
ponies
symphonies
testimonies
the Colonies

Synonyms and antonyms of agonies in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «AGONIES»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «agonies» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of agonies

Translation of «agonies» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF AGONIES

Find out the translation of agonies to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of agonies from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «agonies» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

痛苦
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

agonías
570 millions of speakers

English

agonies
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

agonies
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

عذاباته
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

муки
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

agonias
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

agonies
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

agonies
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Agonies
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Qualen
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

苦しみ
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

고뇌
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Agonies
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

agonies
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

துயரங்களைச்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

दमबाजी
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

ıstırapları-
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

agonie
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

męki
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

борошна
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

agonii
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

αγωνίες
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

agonies
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

agonies
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

kvaler
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of agonies

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «AGONIES»

The term «agonies» is normally little used and occupies the 109.475 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «AGONIES» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about agonies

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5 QUOTES WITH «AGONIES»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word agonies.
1
Annette Bening
Everybody has a public life, and they have their own private life. Everybody has their secrets. Everybody has their own private, you know, agonies as well as joys. And that's what great drama, whether it's the movies or the theater, that's what it shows.
2
William C. Bryant
Pain dies quickly, and lets her weary prisoners go; the fiercest agonies have shortest reign.
3
Germaine Greer
What we ought to see in the agonies of puberty is the result of the conditioning that maims the female personality in creating the feminine.
4
Neil Kinnock
People who are in politics to be right all the time would be better off taking up fly-fishing. It's less dangerous. Politics that is not applied in the real world and doesn't address the real challenges and paradoxes and agonies is a hobby.
5
Jules Verne
Imagine a society in which there were neither rich nor poor. What evils, afflictions, sorrows, disorders, catastrophes, disasters, tribulations, misfortunes, agonies, calamities, despair, desolation and ruin would be unknown to man!

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «AGONIES»

Discover the use of agonies in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to agonies and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Ogoni's agonies: Ken Saro-Wiwa and the crisis in Nigeria
This book takes on that re-examination in scholarly writing, in interviews and in poetry.The book offers a wide range of perspectives on the crisis.
Abdul Rasheed Naʼallah, 1998
2
Dead Voices: Natural Agonies in the New World
The stories reveal unpleasant aspects of the dominate culture and American Indian culture such as the fur trade, the educational system, tribal gambling, reservation life, and in each the animals, who represent crossbloods, connect with ...
Gerald Robert Vizenor, 1994
3
In the House of the Hangman: The Agonies of German Defeat, ...
Examines the processes and struggles of establishing a German postwar identity and history that incoporates the period of National Socialism.
Jeffrey K. Olick, 2005
4
Tempted Women: The Passions, Perils, and Agonies of Female ...
She is the author of SEX AND THE TEENAGE GIRL, THE LOVE CRISIS: Hit and Run Lovers, Jugglers, Sexual Stingies, Kinkies and Other Typical Men Today, TEMPTED WOMEN: The Passions, Perils and Agonies of Female Infidelity, MEN WHO CAN’T BE ...
Carol Botwin, 2011
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Agonies of the intellectual: commitment, subjectivity, and ...
He treats the works of Paul Nizan, Drieu la Rochelle, Jean-Paul Sartre, Jean Paulhan, Georges Bataille, Maurice Blanchot, Michel Foucault, Paul de Man, Jacques Derrida, and Jean Baudrillard.
Allan Stoekl, 1992
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WHY LEADERS FAIL AND PLUNGE THE INNOCENT INTO A SEA OF AGONIES
This book is a diagnosis of the cause-effects of leadership failure endemic that has often plunged the innocent Mankind globally into a sea of various agonies throughout all generations. Because of the criticality of the failures of leadership,  ...
AGOLA AUMA-OSOLO, 2013
7
The 100 Agonies
So I had this new cell phone that would do almost anything—take pictures, text, play games.
Joe Minunni, 2012
8
The Joys And Agonies Of Being Karl May
'Ecstasies And Agonies Of A Prolific Poet'? Karl May was more than a poet; he was that, but also a genius and futurist, a humanist and spiritually well advanced human being, among other things. 'Joys And Sufferings Of A Widely Read'?
Marlies Bugmann and Karl May
9
Weaving the Sound of Heart: Solving the Agonies with Healing ...
This book is all about the examples of how the author advised and solved her clients' problems with her exceptional healing energy: "hado power.
Toyoko Matsuzaki, 2003
10
Secret Agonies, Hidden Wolves, Leper-sins: The Personal ...
In Chapter V, I examine the preface of each novel and find that these, too, reflect each author's identification with and investment of anxiety in his or her particular prostitute.
Claire Ilene Carly-Miles, 2008

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «AGONIES»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term agonies is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Bathing suit victory
Ladies, it is time again to suffer the agonies of defeat. Summer has arrived, let the annual bathing suit search begin today. A shopping event ... «Napa Valley Register, Jul 15»
2
Hamill: There's a special pain that comes with being a Mets fan
It's like being born with original sin. Worse, because no baptism yet imagined has been able to wash away the lifelong agonies of being a New ... «New York Daily News, Jul 15»
3
Richard Nixon in 3-D: How he looks in the 21st century
... he was, I believe, engaged in a terrific, if only dimly understood, battle within himself to overcome his fears and agonies. He ultimately failed ... «Buffalo News, Jul 15»
4
There's a Fringe show for that
And then there are the shows that reflect, with varying degrees of success, on the last few agonies that those of us lucky enough to live in the ... «Scotsman, Jul 15»
5
7 agonies in the wide world of sports
Mixed Martial Arts is just one thing that makes me sad in the world of sports. (PHOTO: ufc.com). 7 agonies in the wide world of sports. By Dave ... «OnMilwaukee.com, Jul 15»
6
George Osborne's budget must take on tax credits. They contradict …
But aside from the agonies caused by membership of the eurozone, that country is tragic proof that socialism has consequences. For years the ... «Telegraph.co.uk, Jul 15»
7
Consider the common good this July 4 -- Sheila K. Plotkin
In my 77 years, she's had economic ups and downs, political upheavals, international crises, national agonies and joys. Through it all, she has ... «Madison.com, Jul 15»
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1993 Vandy Basketball: A Modern Marvel
Chaney is one of a handful of truly great coaches who never ultimately made the Final Four, putting Vanderbilt's agonies into a larger and more ... «VandyMania.com, Jul 15»
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Ebocha Explosions: Agonies Of Host Communities
Posted by admin on Jul 3rd, 2015 and filed under Issues. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0. Both comments and pings are ... «The Tide, Jul 15»
10
'Amy' Review: An Artist at War With Herself
... her bulimia and substance abuse; her professional triumphs, personal tragedies and all-too-public agonies, chronicled by a predatory press; ... «Wall Street Journal, Jul 15»

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