Agony in a sentence 🔊

Definition of Agony

Violent contest or striving. | Extreme pain | (biblical) The sufferings of Jesus Christ in the garden of Gethsemane.

Short Example Sentence for Agony

  • 1. Mauriri was in an agony of apprehension. 🔊
  • 2. She knew his agony of soul. 🔊
  • 3. Dicksie screamed in an agony of terror. 🔊
  • 4. She knitted her brows in the agony of calculation. 🔊
  • 5. Every line of his face proclaimed his agony of mind. 🔊
  • 6. It was pitiful the scream of agony that bear sent up. 🔊
  • 7. I pitied the agony of the professional weather forecaster. 🔊
  • 8. On the third day his agony of thirst had become unbearable. 🔊
  • 9. The agony was past, and Pathema was resigned. 🔊
  • 10. The agony in his heart was therefore all the more unbearable. 🔊
  • 11. She reached out her thin arms to him in an agony of supplication. 🔊
  • 12. The poor waif suffered many hours of agony alone in his garret. 🔊
  • 13. Others, more reverent, suffer the agony of augmenting shines. 🔊
  • 14. He himself, lying in his death agony as it were, told me the story. 🔊
  • 15. Your Mother's name was an agony on your lips. 🔊

How to use Agony in a Sentence?

  • 1. I had never seen him weep before; his had always been agony rather than sorrow. 🔊
  • 2. In the centre of the great lofty room he lay and wrestled with an agony that was almost unceasing. 🔊
  • 3. There was an agony of hope in the appeal, as of one who sees at hand unexpected deliverance. 🔊
  • 4. His agony was beyond description and did not cease until half-past ten, when he died. 🔊
  • 5. I tried to call out, but in that moment of agony and horror my tongue refused to articulate. 🔊
  • 6. He longed for night, and he gazed with agony upon the face of his ever-youthful love. 🔊
  • 7. They laugh at the agony of unbelievers, mock at their tears, and of their sorrows make a jest. 🔊
  • 8. Bereft even of the courage to die, they kneeled, praying that the agony of death might be past. 🔊
  • 9. His eyes were strained and bloodshot, and his whole appearance was that of a person in an agony of terror. 🔊
  • 10. Then she stamped both feet up and down like an angry child and flung herself face down on the couch in an agony of tears. 🔊
  • 11. She could not speak, but in the agony of her terror she threw her arms around and clasped him wildly. 🔊
  • 12. There is a delight even in the parting agony of two lovers worth a thousand tame pleasures of the world. 🔊
  • 13. Although in great agony he suffered me to carry him to a neighbouring hay-rick, from whence we removed him to his cottage. 🔊
  • 14. After the years of civil wars which he had lived through in agony of spirit, it is not strange that such a mission seemed to him supreme. 🔊
  • 15. Thus she had written in her agony and desperation, and sent with the letter the sum of one hundred and ten pounds. 🔊
  • 16. In an agony of apprehension, the women clutched their skirts tight about them, protesting and scolding the while. 🔊
  • 17. She remembered the agony of those few minutes on the preceding day, when nothing but what still seemed a miracle had saved him. 🔊
  • 18. Suddenly a vibrating spasm of agony shot through her teeth and flew up like veins of red-hot fluid into her cheeks and eyes. 🔊
  • 19. All that day, and for many days after, she almost forgot the terrible problem of her marriage in the agony of her nerves. 🔊
  • 20. In an agony of fear she searched her memory for the events of the past month, trying to recall any symptom of illness that should have warned her. 🔊
  • 21. During the last hour of his agony his wife knelt beside his couch without let or hindrance, and wept inconsolably. 🔊
  • 22. It was either hearsay, or given by persons utterly unworthy of credit, or wrung from the accused by agony and torture. 🔊
  • 23. Whether his head reeled with the terrible uproar around, or that his mind gave way between agony and doubt, who can tell? 🔊
  • 24. I saw in her pallid and wasted features; in the prompt terror and subdued agony of her eye a whole history of a mind broken down by tyranny. 🔊
  • 25. A terrible spasm seized him, doubling him up right there before her, turning him grey, and jerking a groan of agony from the very depths of him. 🔊