What does the word anguish mean?

Usage examples for anguish

  1. My anguish cannot be expressed. – The Memoires of Casanova, Complete The Rare Unabridged London Edition Of 1894, plus An Unpublished Chapter of History, By Arthur Symons by Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
  2. Many had been the hours of her bitter regret and anguish. – The Call of the Canyon by Zane Grey
  3. It's anguish- it was from the first; from the first there was a bitterness and a kind of dread. – The Spoils of Poynton by Henry James