- adjective informal extremely unpleasant or upsetting.
English new terms dictionary. 2014.
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gut-wrenching — /gut ren ching/, adj. involving great distress or anguish; agonizing: a gut wrenching decision. * * * … Universalium
gut-wrenching — /gut ren ching/, adj. involving great distress or anguish; agonizing: a gut wrenching decision … Useful english dictionary
gut-wrenching — ADJ Gut wrenching events or experiences make you feel extremely shocked or upset. [mainly JOURNALISM] Going to court can be an expensive, time consuming and gut wrenching experience that is best avoided … English dictionary
gut-wrenching — gut wrench•ing adj. cvb involving great distress or anguish; agonizing • Etymology: 1970–75 … From formal English to slang
gut-wrenching — /ˈgʌt rɛntʃɪŋ/ (say gut renching) adjective Colloquial harrowing. –gut wrenchingly, adverb … Australian English dictionary
gut-wrenching — adjective Date: 1974 causing mental or emotional anguish … New Collegiate Dictionary
gut-wrenching — adjective a) sickening b) difficult to tolerate … Wiktionary
gut wrenching — agonizing, extremely distressing, causing a lot of stress … English contemporary dictionary
gut-wrenching — UK [ˈɡʌt ˌrentʃɪŋ] / US adjective making you feel very sad or upset … English dictionary
gut-wrenchingly — adverb In a gut wrenching way … Wiktionary