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Synonyms for excruciating
ɪkˈskru ʃiˌeɪ tɪŋex·cru·ci·at·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. agonizing, agonising, excruciating, harrowing, torturing, torturous, torturesomeadjective

    extremely painful

    Synonyms:
    harrowing, torturing, agonising, torturesome, torturous, agonizing

    Antonyms:
    painless

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. excruciatingadjective

    Synonyms:
    torturing, tormenting, very painful

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "excruciating":

    atrocious, awful

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How to use excruciating in a sentence?

  1. Lauret Savoy:

    I’ve struggled to find a word that could hold in its meaning both the attack and my experience of it. The closest I found is this: ‘severe or excruciating pain or suffering (of body or mind); anguish, agony, torment; the infliction of such.’ This is a definition of torture, for four hours I experienced literal torture of body and of mind, not knowing if I would survive the next minute—yet needing to find some way to save my life.

  2. Caroline Wozniacki:

    I had my ankle injury and broke two ligaments, my foot kind of went out of its socket. I was trying to slide on a clay court at full speed, and it just got stuck. I was actually wearing a brace, and the next day the doctor told me if I hadn’t been, my bone would probably have been sticking out of my foot. It was excruciating.

  3. Marquez Tolbert:

    The pain doesn't let you sleep, it's just, like, it's excruciating, 24 hours a day, and it doesn't go anywhere.

  4. Amanda Anderson:

    He had a buzzing sound in his head and an excruciating headache.

  5. Danielle Ohl:

    It’s the culmination of three excruciating years, waiting for a result in the trial and waiting to find out if the man who kind of ruined our families and newsroom would go somewhere with the potential to be released.

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