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agony column

noun
1.
a section or column in a newspaper containing advertisements by individuals seeking missing relatives or lost pets or possessions, announcing the end of a marriage, etc.
Origin
1860-1865
1860-65
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British Dictionary definitions for agony-column

agony column

noun
1.
a magazine or newspaper feature in which advice is offered to readers who have sent in letters about their personal problems
2.
a part of a newspaper containing advertisements for lost relatives, personal messages, etc
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