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used in Of Human Bondage

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extreme pain, suffering, or distress (of body or mind)
  • His heart was torn with anguish.
    57-58 — Chapters 57-58 (96% in)
anguish = extreme pain, suffering, or distress
  • At these times his reason could offer him no help, he imagined the anguish of a physical torment which would last endlessly, he felt quite sick with fear and burst into a violent sweat.
    27-28 — Chapters 27-28 (99% in)
  • At most you sniggered at the hypocrite or the fool: the characters expressed themselves in cruel words that seemed wrung out of their hearts by shame and anguish.
    29-30 — Chapters 29-30 (11% in)
  • There really was anguish in her tone, and he was frightened.
    35-36 — Chapters 35-36 (26% in)
  • The anguish of her tone made him feel strangely uneasy.
    35-36 — Chapters 35-36 (41% in)
  • She gave a gasp and threw him a sudden look of anguish.
    45-46 — Chapters 45-46 (78% in)
  • Philip thought with anguish of what she must have endured.
    49-50 — Chapters 49-50 (3% in)
  • Their eyes were haggard and grim; and notwithstanding the beastly lust that disfigured them, and the meanness of their faces, and the cruelty, notwithstanding the stupidness which was worst of all, the anguish of those fixed eyes made all that crowd terrible and pathetic.
    49-50 — Chapters 49-50 (47% in)
  • He had thought of love as a rapture which seized one so that all the world seemed spring-like, he had looked forward to an ecstatic happiness; but this was not happiness; it was a hunger of the soul, it was a painful yearning, it was a bitter anguish, he had never known before.
    57-58 — Chapters 57-58 (43% in)
  • In a little while the anguish he suffered must grow less.
    59-60 — Chapters 59-60 (20% in)
  • The pain he suffered was no longer anguish, but a sort of soreness, like what one might be expected to feel if one had been thrown off a horse and, though no bones were broken, were bruised all over and shaken.
    59-60 — Chapters 59-60 (29% in)
  • Philip had looked forward with apprehension to the day on which Mildred was to be married; he was expecting an intolerable anguish; and it was with relief that he got a letter from Hayward on Saturday morning to say that he was coming up early on that very day and would fetch Philip to help him to find rooms.
    63-64 — Chapters 63-64 (59% in)
  • His head felt as if it would split, anguish rent his limbs, and he was afraid he was going to cry.
    67-68 — Chapters 67-68 (64% in)
  • Philip felt a sudden pang of jealousy and anguish.
    69-70 — Chapters 69-70 (27% in)
  • Then he thought of her anguish, for he knew she loved him; it had flattered him before, and he was immensely grateful; but now it was horrible.
    69-70 — Chapters 69-70 (57% in)
  • Philip felt that Norah had not deserved that he should make her suffer; and what did Griffiths know about the degrees of anguish she was capable of?
    71-72 — Chapters 71-72 (8% in)
  • Its birth had been looked forward to with shame and anguish.
    73-74 — Chapters 73-74 (8% in)
  • He dared not risk the anguish he would suffer if he proposed to come and she made excuses to prevent him.
    73-74 — Chapters 73-74 (27% in)
  • Now that he had made the suggestion he was sick with anguish, and yet the torture of it gave him a strange, subtle sensation.
    75-76 — Chapters 75-76 (67% in)
  • For a moment he remembered all the anguish he had suffered on her account, and he was sick with the recollection of his pain.
    89-90 — Chapters 89-90 (76% in)
  • When Mildred had left him to go with Griffiths his anguish had been so great that he wanted to die in order to get rid of the pain.
    99-100 — Chapters 99-100 (19% in)
  • It was as though he had sailed for many years over a great waste of waters, with peril and privation, and at last had come upon a fair haven, but as he was about to enter, some contrary wind had arisen and drove him out again into the open sea; and because he had let his mind dwell on these soft meads and pleasant woods of the land, the vast deserts of the ocean filled him with anguish.
    121-122 — Chapters 121-122 (85% in)

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