|Origin:||agonia, from Greek, 'trouble, great anxiety', from agon 'competition for a prize'|
ag‧o‧ny plural agonies [uncountable and countable]
very severe pain:
the agony of arthritis
I was in agony.
He groaned in agony.
a very sad, difficult, or unpleasant experience:
It was agony not knowing if she would live.
He was in agonies of remorse.