Meaning of HARROWING in English

HARROWING

adjective

Etymology: from present participle of harrow (III)

: acutely distressing or painful : agonizing

harrowing tales of unfortunates who had lost limbs or had been frozen to death — V.G.Heiser

• har·row·ing·ly adverb

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