Definition of agonizingly in English:


(British agonisingly)


  • See agonizing

    as submodifier ‘agonizingly slow steps’
    • ‘After an eternity of standing still, I gradually forced myself to turn away and take agonizingly slow steps back up to my room.’
    • ‘It doesn't help that the most recent guy was already a slow typist, and just agonizingly slow with the left handed hunt-and peck.’
    • ‘It is quite possible that the first half of the film could feel agonizingly slow, only occasionally lit up by cheering details.’
    • ‘The process has been painfully and agonizingly slow to the World Championship Title.’
    • ‘I'd heard that it was agonisingly painful, but I just found it uncomfortable and embarrassing.’