Joan hit the glass ceiling hard this past season and Hendricks did a great job conveying her torment and anguish.
We entangle them in a web of fear, of helplessness and anguish.
After mom cries out in anguish and frustration on hearing the verdict, the ugly side of the protests rears its head.
Despite the anguish, she was careful to maintain her responsibilities to her own children and ageing parents.
It is hard not to be moved when Americans talk about the anguish of losing their jobs, giving voice to the numbing statistics.
Woe to the hearts that heard, unmoved,The mother's anguish'd shriek!
We learn nothing, we take no forward step, except as we are whipped to it by anguish.
I had cast off all feeling, subdued all anguish to riot in the excess of my despair.
There was anguish in the cry torn from the girl's throat in the sudden access of despair.
A cry of anguish burst from the heart of kind Mother Etienne.
c.1200, "acute bodily or mental suffering," from Old French anguisse, angoisse "choking sensation, distress, anxiety, rage," from Latin angustia (plural angustiae) "tightness, straitness, narrowness;" figuratively "distress, difficulty," from ang(u)ere "to throttle, torment" (see anger (v.)).
early 14c., intransitive and reflexive; mid-14c., transitive, from Old French anguissier (Modern French angoisser), from anguisse (see anguish (n.)). Related: Anguished; anguishing.