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Every audition I get, I agonise over and I put everything I can into it.
Rafe Spall

Meaning of "agonise" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF AGONISE

agonise  [ˈæɡəˌnaɪz] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF AGONISE

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Agonise is a verb.
The verb is the part of the sentence that is conjugated and expresses action and state of being.

See the conjugation of the verb agonise in English.

CONJUGATION OF THE VERB TO AGONISE

PRESENT

Present
I agonise
you agonise
he/she/it agonises
we agonise
you agonise
they agonise
Present continuous
I am agonising
you are agonising
he/she/it is agonising
we are agonising
you are agonising
they are agonising
Present perfect
I have agonised
you have agonised
he/she/it has agonised
we have agonised
you have agonised
they have agonised
Present perfect continuous
I have been agonising
you have been agonising
he/she/it has been agonising
we have been agonising
you have been agonising
they have been agonising
Present tense is used to refer to circumstances that exist at the present time or over a period that includes the present time. The present perfect refers to past events, although it can be considered to denote primarily the resulting present situation rather than the events themselves.

PAST

Past
I agonised
you agonised
he/she/it agonised
we agonised
you agonised
they agonised
Past continuous
I was agonising
you were agonising
he/she/it was agonising
we were agonising
you were agonising
they were agonising
Past perfect
I had agonised
you had agonised
he/she/it had agonised
we had agonised
you had agonised
they had agonised
Past perfect continuous
I had been agonising
you had been agonising
he/she/it had been agonising
we had been agonising
you had been agonising
they had been agonising
Past tense forms express circumstances existing at some time in the past,

FUTURE

Future
I will agonise
you will agonise
he/she/it will agonise
we will agonise
you will agonise
they will agonise
Future continuous
I will be agonising
you will be agonising
he/she/it will be agonising
we will be agonising
you will be agonising
they will be agonising
Future perfect
I will have agonised
you will have agonised
he/she/it will have agonised
we will have agonised
you will have agonised
they will have agonised
Future perfect continuous
I will have been agonising
you will have been agonising
he/she/it will have been agonising
we will have been agonising
you will have been agonising
they will have been agonising
The future is used to express circumstances that will occur at a later time.

CONDITIONAL

Conditional
I would agonise
you would agonise
he/she/it would agonise
we would agonise
you would agonise
they would agonise
Conditional continuous
I would be agonising
you would be agonising
he/she/it would be agonising
we would be agonising
you would be agonising
they would be agonising
Conditional perfect
I would have agonise
you would have agonise
he/she/it would have agonise
we would have agonise
you would have agonise
they would have agonise
Conditional perfect continuous
I would have been agonising
you would have been agonising
he/she/it would have been agonising
we would have been agonising
you would have been agonising
they would have been agonising
Conditional or "future-in-the-past" tense refers to hypothetical or possible actions.

IMPERATIVE

Imperative
you agonise
we let´s agonise
you agonise
The imperative is used to form commands or requests.
NONFINITE VERB FORMS
Infinitive
to agonise
Past participle
agonised
Present Participle
agonising
Infinitive shows the action beyond temporal perspective. The present participle or gerund shows the action during the session. The past participle shows the action after completion.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH AGONISE


agonize
ˈæɡəˌnaɪz
antagonise
ænˈtæɡəˌnaɪz
antagonize
ænˈtæɡəˌnaɪz
disorganise
dɪsˈɔːɡəˌnaɪz
disorganize
dɪsˈɔːɡəˌnaɪz
gorgonise
ˈɡɔːɡəˌnaɪz
jargonise
ˈdʒɑːɡəˌnaɪz
jargonize
ˈdʒɑːɡəˌnaɪz
organize
ˈɔːɡəˌnaɪz
outorganise
ˌaʊtˈɔːɡəˌnaɪz
outorganize
ˌaʊtˈɔːɡəˌnaɪz
overorganise
ˌəʊvərˈɔːɡəˌnaɪz
overorganize
ˌəʊvərˈɔːɡəˌnaɪz
paganise
ˈpeɪɡəˌnaɪz
paganize
ˈpeɪɡəˌnaɪz
reorganize
riːˈɔːɡəˌnaɪz
revolutionize
ˌrɛvəˈluːʃəˌnaɪz
roentgenize
ˈrɒntɡəˌnaɪz
sloganize
ˈsləʊɡəˌnaɪz
synchronize
ˈsɪŋkrəˌnaɪz

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE AGONISE

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WORDS THAT END LIKE AGONISE

adonise
canonise
caponise
carbonise
colonise
decarbonise
decolonise
demonise
ebonise
euphonise
gluttonise
ionise
ironise
lionise
organise
ozonise
preconise
recolonise
resynchronise
revolutionise
synchronise

Synonyms and antonyms of agonise in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «agonise» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF AGONISE

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

Translator English - Chinese

烦恼
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

agonizar
570 millions of speakers

English

agonise
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

तड़पना
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

يناضل
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

мучиться
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

agonizar
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

পীড়ন করা
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

tourmenter
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Menyusahkan
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

quälen
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

アゴナイズ
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

고민
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Agonize
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

chịu khổ
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

கவலை படாதே
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

वेदना
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

kıvranmak
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

agonizzare
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

męczyć
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

мучитися
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

agoniza
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

αγωνιούν
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

angstig hieroor
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

våndas
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

pines
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of agonise

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «AGONISE»

The term «agonise» is regularly used and occupies the 83.641 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «AGONISE» OVER TIME

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

EXAMPLES

QUOTES WITH «AGONISE»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word agonise.
1
Rafe Spall
Every audition I get, I agonise over and I put everything I can into it.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «AGONISE»

Discover the use of agonise in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to agonise and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
William Faulkner: Critical Assessments
It had first been decided that Tandis quej'agonise would appear before Sanctuaire for which Andre Malraux was writing an introduction; this explains the last paragraph of Larbaud's preface: 'It is hoped that the success of this version of As I ...
Henry Claridge, 1999
2
The Symbolist Home and the Tragic Home: Mallarmé and Oedipus
... “onyx” which forms the first end rhyme of the quatrains, a correspondence created not only by their shared characteristic as precious metals, but also by the almost cabalistic link between the words following them: “Agonise” is nothing more ...
Richard E. Goodkin, 1984
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The Symbolist Home and the Tragic Home: Mallarmé and Oedipus
... "onyx" which forms the first end rhyme of the quatrains, a correspondence created not only by their shared characteristic as precious metals, but also by the almost cabalistic link between the words following them: "Agonise" is nothing more ...
Richard E. Goodkin, 1984
4
The Amazing Illustrated Word Game Memory Books: Twenty-One ...
She would no longer AGONISE over her ACINOSE AGONIES . ÇrossRefereffieJNAESOWords P: EPINAOS, SENOPIA V: EVASION ado ш \p ш EPINAOS — Church's rear vestibules ALPINES. AGONISE — To suffer with extreme pain ...
Frank H. Gaertner, 2010
5
Moving On After Trauma: A Guide for Survivors, Family and ...
Practising detached mindfulness requires a commitment not to agonise and to become skilled at switching the focus of attention (attention training) and to address the content of the ruminations at a set time if they still feel it is an issue at that ...
Michael J. Scott, 2014
6
Guppy Trading: Essential Methods for Modern Trading
It'snot muchtoask, but it is a lifesaver. Rule 12: Always analyse winners and losers,but never agonise We need tolearn fromour mistakesbecause wehave paidreal money to make them. Study your trading errorssoyou canavoid repeating them.
Daryl Guppy, 2011
7
Information and Liberation: Writings on the Politics of ...
Organize,. do. not. agonise. Here ends this search for social justice, resistance, taking stands, putting ideas into action, information activism. What, if anything, has been achieved as a result of this journey? The information services have not  ...
Shiraz Durrani, 2008
8
French Faux Amis: The Combined Book
agonise. l'agonie. –. the. agony. In English the usual meaning of agony is severe pain. It can be physical or mental, it's normally temporary, and one can expect to recover from it. I was in agony when my appendix burst. She was in agony over ...
Saul H. Rosenthal, 2009
9
In Search of Management: Culture, Chaos and Control in ...
The hedgehog does not worry about whether or not its mother loved it or in what kind of esteem it is held by other hedgehogs. Neither does it agonise about the inevitability of its eventual demise: it has no word for death, no concept of mortality ...
Tony J. Watson, 2001
10
For the Sake of Humanity: Essays in Honour of Clemens N. Nathan
Louis. Bloch. L'universel. et. le. particulier. Le 11 octobre 1870, alors que Paris était assiégé par les Prussiens, Gustave Flaubert écrivit à George Sand : « Ah ! comme je suis triste ! Je sens que le monde latin agonise. Tout ce qui fut nous s' en ...
Alan Andrew Stephens, Raphael Walden, 2006

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «AGONISE»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term agonise is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Taylor Swift is fighting the wrong part of the music industry
Rather than agonise about Spotify's model, artists might do better to direct some pointed questions closer to home if they really want to ... «Financial Times, Jul 15»
2
The Gray Havens: Chicago's critically acclaimed duo soon to hit the …
Continued Dave, "With 'Jack And Jill Part 2' and other songs, I will agonise over the lyrics for weeks and I'll get chords and a melody that I like ... «Cross Rhythms, Jul 15»
3
Are your friends impatient when you don't text back?
Instead, we agonise over why it didn't get through, and definitely, absolutely accuse the person receiving the text of magically blocking the wi-fi ... «Mirror.co.uk, Jul 15»
4
July Fourth: 13 things only American expats know about …
You agonise over your order. Do you go pulled pork or spare ribs? Baked beans or coleslaw? Hush puppies or mac and cheese? You are ... «Metro, Jul 15»
5
Winning formula reveals if your team is too far ahead to lose
Should you switch it off, confident they have an unassailable lead, or stay tuned and agonise over each remaining second? After analysing ... «New Scientist, Jul 15»
6
10 reasons to watch the Tour de France even if you're not into cycling
... all the stinky French varieties you can find. Enjoy on some crackers while you tipsily watch the cyclists agonise their way up the Alps. «Times LIVE, Jul 15»
7
When is a terrorist not a terrorist? When he's a white man with a gun
Why are so many people in power quick to call Rezgui a terrorist, and yet agonise over whether the label applies to Dylann Roof and Anders ... «New Statesman, Jul 15»
8
OPINION: Opposition MPs Expected To Go In Firing Next Week
Those close to him say it is not his nature to agonise over issues for a long period. “He quickly overcomes them and moves on in life. «Fiji Sun Online, Jul 15»
9
Fourth tier side to face A-League champs
Now, not only does he need to balance league ambitions with the FFA Cup date, but Di Giulio admits he'll agonise over who to leave out of the ... «Fox Sports, Jul 15»
10
'I Don't Care If I'm Liked At Work'
So I don't agonise over choosing the right words, or offending anyone - this is business, remember? We're all here to achieve the best results, ... «Grazia, Jun 15»

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