Meaning of AGONY in English

AGONY

transcription, транскрипция: [ ˈæɡənɪ ]

n. (pl. -ies) 1 extreme mental or physical suffering. 2 a severe struggle. øagony aunt colloq. a person (esp. a woman) who answers letters in an agony column. agony column colloq. 1 a column in a newspaper or magazine offering personal advice to readers who write in. 2 = personal column. [ME f. OF agonie or LL f. Gk agonia f. agon contest]

English main colloquial, spoken dictionary.      Английский основной разговорный словарь.