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.
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.