Example sentences for: agonizing

How can you use “agonizing” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Exactly what is "soft focus" about the bank teller who gets shot full in the face or Gene Hackman's agonizing death throes or Bonnie and Clyde 's final, staccato "dance of death"?

  • An agonizing production of willful beauty, it gives the lie to the implicitly posed question about Brodkey: megalomaniac or genius?

  • One example, not the author's fault, is the comment, “The editors of the Random House Dictionary of 1966 decided, after considerable agonizing, not to insert any four-letter words.”

  • It is said that the artist’s agonizing self-portrait can be made out in the flayed skin of St. Bartholomew, to the right below Jesus.

  • She indulges Owens the celebrity genius in endless narcissistic agonizing about who will be his wife, and gives Owens the man no emotional substance.


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