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Because Washington state now votes by mail, elections here tend to play out, at an agonizingly slow speed, over many days and, sometimes, weeks.
Jonathan Raban

Meaning of "agonizingly" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF AGONIZINGLY

agonizingly  [ˈæɡənaɪzɪŋlɪ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF AGONIZINGLY

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Agonizingly is an adverb.
The adverb is an invariable part of the sentence that can change, explain or simplify a verb or another adverb.

WHAT DOES AGONIZINGLY MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of agonizingly in the English dictionary

The definition of agonizingly in the dictionary is in a way that causes acute mental pain. Other definition of agonizingly is in a way that causes acute physical pain.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH AGONIZINGLY


agonisingly
ˈæɡəˌnaɪzɪŋlɪ
appetisingly
ˈæpɪˌtaɪzɪŋlɪ
appetizingly
ˈæpɪtaɪzɪŋlɪ
compromisingly
ˈkɒmprəˌmaɪzɪŋlɪ
criticizingly
ˈkrɪtɪˌsaɪzɪŋlɪ
demoralisingly
dɪˈmɒrəˌlaɪzɪŋlɪ
despisingly
dɪsˈpaɪzɪŋlɪ
enterprisingly
ˈentəpraɪzɪŋlɪ
paralyzingly
ˈpærəˌlaɪzɪŋlɪ
patronizingly
ˈpætrənaɪzɪŋlɪ
scrutinisingly
ˈskruːtɪˌnaɪzɪŋlɪ
scrutinizingly
ˈskruːtɪˌnaɪzɪŋlɪ
surprisingly
səˈpraɪzɪŋlɪ
tantalisingly
ˈtæntəˌlaɪzɪŋlɪ
tantalizingly
ˈtæntəlaɪzɪŋlɪ
temporizingly
ˈtempəˌraɪzɪŋlɪ
unappetisingly
ʌnˈæpɪˌtaɪzɪŋlɪ
unappetizingly
ʌnˈæpɪtaɪzɪŋlɪ
uncompromisingly
ʌnˈkɒmprəmaɪzɪŋlɪ
unsurprisingly
ˌʌnsəˈpraɪzɪŋlɪ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE AGONIZINGLY

agonic
agonic line
agonies
agonise
agonised
agonisedly
agonising
agonisingly
agonist
agonistic
agonistical
agonistically
agonize
agonized
agonizedly
agonizing
agonothetes
agony
agony aunt
agony column

WORDS THAT END LIKE AGONIZINGLY

accordingly
amazingly
astonishingly
correspondingly
exceedingly
increasingly
interestingly
irritatingly
knowingly
livingly
lovingly
overwhelmingly
seemingly
shockingly
sickeningly
singly
sparingly
strikingly
strongly
stunningly
willingly

Synonyms and antonyms of agonizingly in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «agonizingly» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF AGONIZINGLY

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

Translator English - Chinese

令人痛苦
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

agónicamente
570 millions of speakers

English

agonizingly
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

अत्यन्त दु: ख
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

مؤلم
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

мучительно
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

dolorosamente
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

মর্মান্তিকভাবে
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

atrocement
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Agonizingly
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

quälend
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

苦痛を伴うほど
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

고통스럽고
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Agonizingly
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

agonizingly
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

வேதனையளிக்கிறபடி
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

वेदनादायक
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

agonizingly
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

agonisingly
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

boleśnie
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

болісно
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

agonizant
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

αγωνιωδώς
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

pynlik
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

agonisingly
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

agonisingly
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of agonizingly

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «AGONIZINGLY»

The term «agonizingly» is regularly used and occupies the 61.899 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «AGONIZINGLY» OVER TIME

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

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QUOTES WITH «AGONIZINGLY»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word agonizingly.
1
Jonathan Raban
Because Washington state now votes by mail, elections here tend to play out, at an agonizingly slow speed, over many days and, sometimes, weeks.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «AGONIZINGLY»

Discover the use of agonizingly in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to agonizingly and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
The Internal Development Necessary to Become Loving & Wise: ...
unexpectedly still in a passionate moment, and then looking directly into one another's eyes, the experience becomes agonizingly personal and intensely real. Normally, we expect sex to be passionate and pleasurable, not agonizingly ...
Paul Hatherley, 2011
2
Best Mets: Fifty Years of Highs and Lows from New York's ...
Fifty Years of Highs and Lows from New York's Most Agonizingly Amazin' Team Matthew Silverman. Published by Taylor Trade Publishing An imprint of The Rowman 8: Littlefield Publishing Group, Inc. 4501 Forbes Boulevard, Suite 200, ...
Matthew Silverman, 2012
3
Network World
NO TIME FOR DOWNTIME From page 45 alize that voice and data networks are of equal importance. The critical role of a reliable voice network to the success of a business has become agonizingly clear as a result of the drastic effects of ...
4
His Spirit's Whisperings: An Epistle of Encouragement to the ...
You'll find yourself inspired to greater devotion to God as you open your spirit, pondering the whisperings, songs of praise, devotionals and poetry included in this book.
Lei Loni Rodrigues-Bush, 2009
5
Operator #5: Winged Hordes of the Yellow Vulture
As one great western city after another was wiped out, and the invading army's ranks were overwhelmingly swelled by drugged American recruits, Operator 5 and his fighting patriots were slowly beaten back.
Curtis Steele, 2005
6
Gypsy Moon
"Gypsy Moon" presents an insightful view of the incredible courage and strength required to complete this journey.
Pamela Rose Anders, 2011
7
Richard Rolle, the English Writings
... you: it had stuck firmly with the blood from the violent flogging to the flesh of your back, which was beaten agonizingly raw, and ripped your poor skin; the robe stuck to it and had dried on it; your flesh was so tender, so weakened and so sore, ...
Richard Rolle (of Hampole), Rosamund Allen, 1988
8
House of Holy Fools: A Family Portrait in Six Cracked Parts
Amid the hiss can be found the following exchange: Lucy (assuming high-pitched , agonizingly nasal voice): You're weeeeeeeeeeeeird. Me (assuming lower- pitched, agonizingly nasal voice): Well, you're weeeeeeeeeeeeirder. Lucy: Well ...
Amy Biancolli, 2004
9
Walter de la Mare: A Study of His Poetry
a spirit flying by; it was a sleep, a longed-for rest; it was the changeless peace of nothingness; it was a child's vision, puzzling but friendly; it was a sense of irreparable loss, agonizingly painful but agonizingly sweet. The touch of flesh — hand ...
Henry Charles Duffin, 1949
10
Walter de la Mare
a spirit flying by; it was a sleep, a longed-for rest; it was the changeless peace of nothingness; it was a child's vision, puzzling but friendly; it was a sense of irreparable loss, agonizingly painful but agonizingly sweet. The touch of flesh — hand ...
John Atkins, 1947

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «AGONIZINGLY»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term agonizingly is used in the context of the following news items.
1
'Warning stroke' forces Neenah boys basketball coach to walk away …
... Division 1 state title game, where the Rockets engaged in an agonizingly tight battle with perennial power Germantown before losing 48-42. «Minneapolis Star Tribune, Jul 15»
2
Greek banks desperate for emergency loans after voters reject bailout
“A No vote accelerates the drift toward Grexit,” he said, referring to the shorthand for Greece's exit from the euro zone, “and makes it agonizingly ... «The Globe and Mail, Jul 15»
3
'No': Greece defies Europe, rejects austerity plan
“A No vote, if confirmed, accelerates the drift towards Grexit [Greek exit] ad makes it agonizingly difficult for the European Central Bank to ... «The Globe and Mail, Jul 15»
4
Bayelsa Wins South-south Derby
... as Okiemute Odah twice denied Eric Frimpong while former Wolves striker Najare shot agonizingly wide on a couple of occasions. «THISDAY Live, Jul 15»
5
Al Bruce: Navigating life's bumpy sidewalks
Those shudders are just enough to convert agonizingly-developed explanatory text into blank space with inadvertent quick taps of a delete key. «Hornell Evening Tribune, Jul 15»
6
Cavendish beaten to the line on Le Tour second stage
However, the Etixx-QuickStep rider agonizingly missed out on stage win number 26 with German rival Griepel victorious. Peter Sagan ... «East London and West Essex Guardian Series, Jul 15»
7
Sea Eagles down Sharks at Brookvale
Meanwhile the Sharks will remain agonizingly close to cracking the top eight, remaining on 18 competition points with a host of other sides. «NRL.COM, Jul 15»
8
Chile wins Copa America on PKs as Messi, Argentina come up short …
Argentina's goes on agonizingly longer. Alexis Sanchez's tranquil penalty finished off Argentina 4-1 in a shootout and won the 2015 Copa ... «Yahoo Sports, Jul 15»
9
Germany 0-1 England: England takes win in extra time
The lively Daebritz then came agonizingly close to putting the Germans in front, her stinging volley forcing a stunning save from Karen Bardsley ... «Goal.com, Jul 15»
10
Catching a killer: Shootings stir up memories of '81 murders
Mary Taitt has read and watched news of Northern Colorado's recent string of shootings and murders. It's news that agonizingly brings her back ... «The Coloradoan, Jul 15»

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