excruciatingly


excruciatingly

adjective

  1. extremely painful; causing intense suffering; unbearably distressing; torturing: an excruciating noise; excruciating pain.
  2. exceedingly elaborate or intense; extreme: done with excruciating care.

adjective

  1. unbearably painful; agonizing
  2. intense; extremehe took excruciating pains to do it well
  3. informal irritating; trying
  4. jocular very badan excruciating pun
adj.

1590s, present participle adjective from excruciate. Related: Excruciatingly.

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