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Examples of Agonising

Sentences with the adjective Agonising

9 examples:

Jay Rodriguez is set for another agonising eight weeks out after requiring surgery on his foot.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Susie Wolff admits that for an agonising moment on Friday morning she thought the nightmare of Silverstone had returned.
(The Independent - Motor Racing, )

Ben Maycock, of Leicester, was left minutes from death after the horrific unprovoked attack, and he was in a coma for three agonising weeks.
(Daily Mail - News, )

, from Leicester, says terror filled the hospital room when she was cut open and baffled medics who were struggled to find her newborn for two agonising minutes.
(Daily Mail - Health, )

Amber Hughes, 21, from Leicester, says terror filled the hospital room when she was cut open and baffled medics who were struggled to find her newborn for two agonising minutes.
(Daily Mail - Health, )

CHRIS FOY: Stuart Lancaster faces an agonising month of uncertainty before learning whether he will hang on to his post as England head coach — unless he chooses to resign first.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

It left Jamie Lee, 19, from Cheshire, attached to the gas bottle pipe for five agonising minutes while his pals scrambled round for a spray to free him, as the skin from his tongue tore and began bleeding.
(Daily Mail - News, )

The families of Bali nine pair Myuran Sukumaran and Andrew Chan were delayed by an agonising three and a half hours to see their loved ones after Indonesian officials required them to fill out new paperwork.
(Sydney Morning Herald - World, )

Today, for the first time, Anni's father Vinod Hindocha tells the story of the four agonising years he has waited to hear the truth about his daughter's death in a South African township on November 2010.
(Daily Mail - News, )

Question with the comparative degree of the adjective Agonising

1 example:

Is there a more agonising way of losing a tennis match than the way Ricardas Berankis fell to Marin Cilic?
(BBC Sport - Tennis, )

Sentences with the verb Agonising

4 examples:

Rafael Benitez says he is agonising over whether to stay in charge of relegated Newcastle after the -1 win over Tottenham.
(BBC Sport - Football, )

Tom Ince is agonising over an £8million move to Cardiff and is ready to keep the Barclays Premier League newcomers waiting before deciding on his future.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

MATT LAWTON: The BBC are agonising over who will interview Tyson Fury on the Sports Personality of the Year show after a presenter refused to put the questions to the boxer for a pre-recorded piece.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Residents of Chicago were agonising again on Monday on what ails their city after another weekend of chaotic gun violence that saw at least 40 people shot with four losing their lives to bullet wounds – including an 11-year-old girl who died while making chocolate and marshmallow snacks during a sleepover.
(The Independent - World News, )

Question

1 example:

After England’s agonising exit from the Women’s World Cup, is the country forever fated to fail on football’s biggest stage?
(BBC Sport - Football, )

Other sentences

100 examples:

The family of the teenage bashing victim took the agonising decision to switch off his life support.

An agonising death or amputation of limbs often follows.
(The Independent - Enviroment, )

Caused by fibrous scar tissue under the skin, it can make sex agonising.
(Daily Mail - Health, )

She suffered agonising pain for three days before the latex glove emerged.
(Daily Mail - Health, )

Here, his mother Vasiliki, 49, from South Yorkshire, tells her agonising story.
(Daily Mail - Femail, )

Fashion expert Trinny Woodall has issued her set of tips to help those agonising over outfits.
(Daily Mail - News, )

William Harrington, 56, from Ely, Cardiff, suffered from an agonising skin condition for two years.
(Daily Mail - Health, )

It is illegal in populated areas as it can burn through flesh and bone and cause an agonising death.
(Daily Mail - News, )

Canada's Anderson Loran shows great spirit after suffering two agonising falls in the men's high bar.
(BBC Sport, )

A senior Israeli drone commander talks about split-second decisions, agonising dilemmas - and wrong calls.
(Sydney Morning Herald - World, )

Toby Butt, now 12, from Burton-on-the-Wolds, Leicestershire, has lived with agonising eczema all this life.
(Daily Mail - Health, )

Great Britain's Lutalo Muhammad suffers an agonising last-second defeat in the men's -80kg taekwondo final.
(BBC Sport, )

New Zealander Scott Styris hits 46 but Sussex slip to an agonising three-run loss against Surrey at The Oval.
(BBC Sport - Cricket, )

SAM PETERS: Greig Laidlaw says he is over Scotland’s agonising World Cup quarter-final defeat by Australia.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Mick Fanning faces an agonising wait before resuming his world title quest at Trestles in southern California.
(Sydney Morning Herald - World, )

Marc Cunliffe, 36, from Blackburn, Lancashire, began suffering agonising stomach pains following an operation.
(Daily Mail - Health, )

After an agonising run of near-misses, American Kevin Kisner has finally broke through for his maiden PGA title.
(Sydney Morning Herald - World, )

Darcey Kelly from London, has Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome, an agonising condition which causes her joints to pop out.
(Daily Mail - Health, )

Swansea boss Garry Monk says his players can be proud after an agonising exit from the Europa League against Napoli.
(BBC Sport - Football, )

The reality TV star describes how she was hit by 'agonising cramps' just days after entering the CBB house last month.
(Daily Mail - Health, )

Coach Steve McNamara said England were "distraught" after the agonising -18 World Cup semi-final defeat by New Zealand.
(BBC Sport, )

Coach Steve McNamara says England were "distraught" after the agonising -18 World Cup semi-final defeat by New Zealand.
(BBC Sport, )

Another agonising near-miss — three months after a similar story against New Zealand — was particularly hard to take.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

The James Bond star had the clearest possible view to a kill as the Lions ended an agonising 16-year wait for a series win.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Gentlemen spend two thirds of that time agonising over how to call time on the love affair - often with friends in the pub.
(Daily Mail - Femail, )

Israel Folau says he’d love to be coached by NRL guru Wayne Bennett, admitting he faces agonising choice over his future.
(Sydney Morning Herald - Sport, )

Troops fighting against the terror group have been left with appalling injuries – including agonising blisters on their skin.
(Daily Mail - News, )

British number one Heather Watson pushes Serena Williams to the limit in an agonising -2 -6 -5 defeat on Wimbledon's Centre Court.
(BBC Sport - Tennis, )

Jessica Ennis-Hill is on course for World Championship gold after Katarina Johnson-Thompson's challenge collapsed in agonising fashion.
(The Independent - Athletics, )

Bath’s bid to reach a first European Cup semi-final in nine years ended in an agonising amalgam of wondrous attack and calamitous errors.
(The Independent - Sport, )

Mohummud Yusuf, 32, pictured, inflicted 'the most agonising death imaginable' on Amoe Stevens, 64, at her home in Neasden, north west London.
(Daily Mail - News, )

Actress Natalie Gumede could be forced to miss this weekend's Strictly Come Dancing as she awaits a medical opinion an agonising back problem.
(Daily Mail - TV&Showbiz, )

Dancing On Ice star Suzanne Shaw suffered agonising stomach pains when skating for the show - triggered by her Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS).
(Daily Mail - Health, )

The Royal Navy has been blamed for driving dozens of dolphins to an agonising death during anti-submarine war games near Falmouth Bay, Cornwall.
(Daily Mail - News, )

Head coach Stuart Lancaster has kept faith with the 23 that slipped to an agonising late defeat to France on the opening day of the Championship.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Novelist Jane Green, 46, from Westport, Connecticut, was diagnosed with Malignant melanoma in May this year and tells of her agonising experience.
(Daily Mail - Health, )

Warren Gatland believes Wales can build with confidence towards the World Cup despite their latest agonising defeat to a southern hemisphere giant.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

John Terry has admitted he faces an agonising quandary over whether to stay at Chelsea after the club offered him a new contract on less basic pay.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Five-year-old Ellis Stacey, from Bournemouth, developed a one-in-a-million condition that gripped his body, covering his skin in agonising blisters.
(Daily Mail - Health, )

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp bemoaned his side's agonising -0 defeat at the hands of arch-rivals Manchester United at Anfield on Sunday afternoon.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Sportsmail's LUKE BENEDICT runs the rule over the lessons Lions coach Warren Gatland will have learned from the agonising second Test defeat by Australia.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

England's women hockey players saw the Commonwealth gold medal torn away from them in the most agonising fashion, surrendering the lead against Australia.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Jordan Daly, 16, from Peeblesshire, suffers from severe hereditary multiple exostoses (HME), which causes agonising bone tumours to grow all over her body.
(Daily Mail - Health, )

Max Whitlock and Nile Wilson will attempt to put their agonising medal miss with the team behind them when they go for gold in the men’s all-around event.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

WARNING GRAPHIC CONTENT: Rhys Williams, from Bolton, has a severe skin condition called epidermolysis bullosa which means he is covered in agonising blisters.
(Daily Mail - Health, )

British star William Fox-Pitt's quest for a first major individual title to crown his stellar eventing career ended in agonising frustration at Stade D'Ornano.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

WARNING GRAPHIC CONTENT: Geraint Burns, 18 months old, from South Wales, has diffuse cutaneous mastocytosis which means his skin erupts into agonising blisters.
(Daily Mail - Health, )

David 'Syd' Lawrence is best remembered for an agonising injury during a delivery in 1992 that saw his left knee cap shattered. and his cricket career done for.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Agonising screams can be heard by the youngster's mother in the background as the child pleads with the operator to send help to their family home in Manchester.
(Daily Mail - News, )

Great Britain's Andrew Willis missed out on a medal in the 200 metres breaststroke by an agonising eight hundredths of a second and Duncan Scott also missed out.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Rose Bingham, of Stockport, Cheshire, was with husband Garry visiting their eldest son Jack, 24, in the States when she was struck down with agonising head pains.
(Daily Mail - Health, )

The family of a father-of-two who went missing in Turkey after a night out have been left with an agonising wait after reports emerged that a body had been found.
(Daily Mail - News, )

A man fighting to stay alive has hit an agonising hurdle in his quest to have a kidney transplant, after winning a battle against the Home Office earlier this week.
(The Independent - U.K. News, )

She is one among millions fighting a global battle to defeat an agonising, blinding disease, but on Monday schoolgirl Tigist Teferi will stand apart from the crowd.
(Sydney Morning Herald - National, )

Hunter Simmons suffered agonising third degree burns and has undergone skin grafts at the University of Utah's burns centre, where he received specialist treatment.
(Daily Mail - Health, )

A customer from Walthamstow, London, with the Twitter handle John Bull had the internet gripped as he chronicled his agonising attempt to change internet providers.
(Daily Mail - Femail, )

Katherine Grainger is still agonising over whether to quit rowing after finally achieving her goal of winning Olympic gold last summer after three successive silvers.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Kirsty Watson, 20, from St Helens, Merseyside, could barely leave the house as she suffered from agonising stomach cramps and was violently sick up to ten times a day.
(Daily Mail - Health, )

President François Hollande faces an agonising decision in the new year – not about France’s many problems but about one of its great successes, the high-speed train.
(The Independent - World News, )

James Ward's finest-ever grand slam showing has ended in an agonising five-set defeat to Canada's Vasek Pospisil, with Wimbledon's second week remaining just out of reach.
(The Independent - Tennis, )

Karen Mitchener, from Wiltshire, said she was left in agonising pain and continues to receive treatment after she suffered the injury at Acquaparco Verde Azzurro in Italy.
(Daily Mail - Travel, )

It was their final 10 strokes that won it; 10 agonising strokes as the British men, heedless of their muscles screaming in protest "no more", repelled their German nemesis.
(The Independent - Sport, )

A doctor has told the judge that the unnamed boy, who is Polish, will die a 'brutal and agonising death' within six months to a year if a tumour is not removed 'very soon'.
(Daily Mail - News, )

Andy Murray will be hoping he does not suffer the same trauma on Friday night as his brother did on Thursday evening, going down to the most agonising defeat of his career.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

An agonising family quarrel over the right to death of a road accident victim with irreparable brain damage has been fuelled by the release of video showing him in hospital.
(The Independent - World News, )

NIK SIMON: Bath’s European hopes were all but sunk on the Cote d’Azur, but there were signs that their tide of misfortune could soon turn after an agonising late defeat.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

BALTUSROL TEE ROOM: Phil Mickelson has admitted that two weeks certainly hasn't been enough time for him to get over his agonising second-place finish behind Henrik Stenson.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

The agonising death of Stefano Cucchi in police custody five years ago is one of a litany of violent crimes suspected to have been perpetrated by the Italian law authorities.
(The Independent - World News, )

Cathryn Vallance, 23, from Basildon, Essex, has overcome agonising taunts that saw her kept in isolation at school to promote body positivity on social media and in her work.
(Daily Mail - Femail, )

How sad to see John Terry crying again, at the bitter end of yet another agonising battle in his tortuous Champions League war, especially given he has so much to smile about.
(The Independent - Football, )

Arsene Wenger was accused of disrespecting his former club Monaco as Arsenal produced yet another familiar evening of agonising failure in the last 16 of the Champions League.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Eurovision victor Jamala has revealed the agonising price of her family's return to Crimea after being banished by Soviet dictator Stalin - her parents were forced to divorce.
(Daily Mail - News, )

Lisa Gentle from High Wycombe Bucks., bought a Bichon Frise puppy, but was had to watch helplessly as the animal suffered an agonising death from a highly contagious condition.
(Daily Mail - News, )

Alastair Cook fell five agonising runs short of a long-overdue Test century, but still helped Gary Ballance put his team in a dominant position against India at the Ageas Bowl.
(The Independent - Cricket, )

First diagnosed in her early 50s, initially Carole Smailes, 66, from Stafford, suffered flare-ups of the condition, which causes agonising joint pain, two or three times a year.
(Daily Mail - Health, )

Odion Ighalo has revealed the sleepless nights he spent agonising about whether to join Chinese side Hebei China Fortune in the summer but he's convinced he made right decision.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

DEREK LAWRENSON: If things hadn't turned out quite so magical during a trip to the Home of Golf last October, this festive period would have been an agonising one for Oli Wilson.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

MIKE DICKSON AT THE O2 ARENA: Jamie Murray will never have suffered as agonising a defeat as he did here as he and partner John Peers went out of the Barclays ATP World Tour Finals.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

England should place an advert with recruitment firms, headed ‘Magicians Wanted’, after an agonising end to the autumn campaign proved that what they lack is a sorcerer’s touch.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Today's long-haul flights can be an exhausting and agonising experience, but travellers can take a number of precautions to ease the pain - from bringing a book to skipping the booze.
(Daily Mail - Travel, )

Doctors told Laura McCullough, 30, from Worthing, that the only way to cure her agonising endometriosis was to lose weight or undergo a full hysterectomy which would leave her infertile.
(Daily Mail - Health, )

JONATHAN McEVOY IN SHANGHAI: Lewis Hamilton drove flawlessly on the track where he has known great success – and one agonising low – to win the Chinese Grand Prix for the fourth time.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Amid scenes of incredible drama even by Augusta standards, Danny Willett won the Masters to end the long and agonising 20 year wait for a British golfer to be clothed in the green jacket.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

British champion Andy Murray revealed at Wimbledon on Tuesday night that it takes him at least two hours to complete his post-match routine, which includes agonising ice baths (pictured).
(Daily Mail - News, )

Tony Blair's voice cracked as he described the decision to take military action to remove Saddam Hussein in 2003 as 'the hardest, most momentous, most agonising' of his 10 years in office.
(Daily Mail - News, )

Sean Paul McCabe, 20, from Belfast, was on his first holiday abroad when he dived into the pool, and now faces an agonising wait for crucial surgery because he did not buy travel insurance.
(Daily Mail - Travel, )

A girl who was suffering from agonising stomach pains in hospital was discovered to be riddled with tape worms, after her mother had made her eat them to lose weight before a beauty pageant.
(The Independent - Health & Families, )

Stuart Lancaster has moved into a new stage of his World Cup preparation: the agonising process of squad selection is behind him and the crossing of this boundary will bring him some relief.
(The Independent - Sport, )

England fell an agonising eight runs short of a brilliant run chase and will face Sri Lanka in a Royal London Series decider despite Jos Buttler's memorable maiden international century at Lord's.
(The Independent - Cricket, )

Bath suffered an agonising defeat that could prove terminal to their hopes of qualifying for the Champions Cup knock-out stages as their young tyros were outgunned by a star-studded French outfit.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

David 'Syd' Lawrence is best remembered for an agonising injury during a delivery in 1992 that saw his left knee cap shattered, him screaming in agony on the floor and his cricket career done for.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

England appear to have dusted off their agonising World Cup defeat by Wales to kick-start their preparations for the pivotal contest with Australia, knowing defeat would all but end their chances.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

She has played grieving Australian moms raging at dingos, tormented Victorian heroines at the end of Lyme Regis harbour wall and concentration camp survivors, agonising over the fate of her children.
(The Independent - Arts & Entertainment, )

Researchers from Yokohama City University say the technique could one day be used to patch up diseased and damaged organs, removing the agonising – and sometimes unsuccessful – wait for a transplant.
(Daily Mail - Health, )

Eight years after finishing an agonising fourth at the 2007 World Championships, Britain’s Jo Pavey looks set to be awarded a bronze medal in the ongoing fall-out from the latest set of doping sanctions.
(The Independent - Athletics, )

Biological parents carrying a baby born to a Thai surrogate mother have been turned away from Bangkok airport as dozens of Australian couples face an agonising wait to see if they can take their babies home.
(Sydney Morning Herald - World, )

51-year-old Malcolm Hall (pictured) from Whitby, North Yorkshire fell to his death when his friend made the agonising decision to cut their safety rope to save his own life, as the pair dangled over a cliff.
(Daily Mail - News, )

But that’s exactly what happened to Claire Patterson, who brought an 18-month-old boy home to live with her on Valentine’s Day 2011 – and then made the agonising decision to hand him back in April 2013.
(The Independent - Health & Families, )

Helen O'Driscoll, 44, will mark the first anniversary of the agonising loss of twin boys Patrick and Thomas, left, and adopted son Jonathan, centre right, by urging men with mental health issues to seek help.
(Daily Mail - Femail, )

The table-toppers haven't played since their agonising injury-time defeat at rivals Arsenal on Valentine's Day and the squad were given a week off training by Ranieri as title rivals fought in cup competitions.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

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