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adjective [usually before noun] agonizing pronunciation in American English /ˈæɡəˌnaɪzɪŋ/

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    an agonizing event or period of time is very upsetting and seems to happen very slowly because something bad is happening

    For 32 agonizing seconds the plane dived and shook.

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      an agonizing choice or decision takes a long time because it is very difficult to make

      I was faced with an agonizing dilemma.

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