1. intense feelings of suffering; acute mental or physical pain

- an agony of doubt

Similar word(s): torment, torture

Definition categories: feeling, hurt, suffering

2. a state of acute pain

Similar word(s): excruciation, suffering

Definition categories: state, hurting, pain

Sentences with agony as a noun:

- Being in an agony he prayed more earnestly. —Luke xxii. 44.