anguish noun

ADJ. bitter, deep, great, real | inner, personal, private | mental, physical, spiritual

VERB + ANGUISH cause The loss of a pet can cause some people real anguish. | experience, feel, suffer He suffered the anguish of watching his son go to prison.

PREP. in (sb's) ~ to cry out/groan/scream in anguish In her anguish, she turned to her father for help. | with ~ His mouth felt dry with anguish. | ~ at/over his anguish at the death of his son

PHRASES a cry/groan/scream of anguish, pain and anguish All the pain and anguish inside her rose like a tidal wave.