angwissh

Middle EnglishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Anglo-Norman anguisse, from Latin angustia.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈanɡwiʃ(ə)/, /ˈanɡui̯ʃ(ə)/, /ˈanɡwis(ə)/

NounEdit

angwissh (plural angwisshes)

  1. Distress, anxiety, nervousness.
  2. Anguish, terror, or torment.
  3. Painfulness, hurt, or harm.
  4. Hard or unfavourable conditions; hard times.
  5. (rare) Hostile or unfavourable behaviour.

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • English: anguish
  • Scots: anguish

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