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Meaning of EXCRUCIATING

Pronunciation:  ik'skrooshee`eyting

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  extremely painful
 

EXCRUCIATING is a 12 letter word that starts with E.

 

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

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Ex*cru"ci*a`ting\
Torturing; racking. ``Excruciating pain.'' --V. Knox.
``Excruciating fears.'' --Bentley -- {Ex*cru"ci*a`ting*ly},
adv.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: acute, afflictive, agonizing, atrocious, biting, consuming, cramping, cruel, desolating, distressful, distressing, exquisite, extreme, gnawing, grave, griping, hard, harrowing, harsh, heartbreaking, heartrending, heartsickening, heartwounding, hurtful, hurting, insufferable, intense, keen, painful, paroxysmal, piercing, poignant, pungent, racking, rending, severe, sharp, shooting, spasmatic, spasmic, spasmodic, stabbing, stinging, tearing, tormenting, torturing, torturous, unbearable, unendurable, vivid
 

 

 

 

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