Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb agonize

2 senses of agonize

Sense 1
agonize, agonise -- (cause to agonize)
       => pain, anguish, hurt -- (cause emotional anguish or make miserable; "It pains me to see my children not being taught well in school")

Sense 2
agonize, agonise -- (suffer agony or anguish)
       => suffer -- (experience (emotional) pain; "Every time her husband gets drunk, she suffers")

Antonyms of adj agonizing

1 sense of agonizing

Sense 1
agonizing, agonising, excruciating, harrowing, torturing, torturous, torturesome -- (extremely painful)

INDIRECT (VIA painful) -> painless -- (not causing physical or psychological pain; "painless dentistry")

Similarity of adj agonizing

1 sense of agonizing

Sense 1
agonizing, agonising, excruciating, harrowing, torturing, torturous, torturesome -- (extremely painful)
       => painful (vs. painless) -- (causing physical or psychological pain; "worked with painful slowness")

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