anguish

noun

Dialects

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Emoji One's anxious face with sweat emoji Apple's anxious face with sweat emoji Twemoji's anxious face with sweat emoji Facebook's anxious face with sweat emoji Messenger's anxious face with sweat emoji Google's anxious face with sweat emoji

Origin

Middle English: via Old French from Latin angustia ‘tightness’, (plural) ‘straits, distress’, from angustus ‘narrow’.

Pronunciation

  • anguish /ˈaŋɡwɪʃ/