agony of tears

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Singular

Plural

the agony of tears

Worttrennung:

agony of tears

Aussprache:

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Hörbeispiele:

Bedeutungen:

[1] Weinkrampf, Heulkrampf

Herkunft:

zusammengesetzt aus agony und tear

Beispiele:

[1] "No, the very essence of all human probabilities is against it." —and she burst into an agony of tears—"the most dreadful thought is this, I cannot master my dreams." [1]
[1] "Miss Gurney with difficulty pronounced "My poor Other" and burst into an agony of tears." [2]
[1] "Here again he burst into an agony of tears, and betrayed all the signs of the most excruciating grief." [3]
[1] "Her young mistress gazed upon her for an instant and burst into an agony of tears."[4]
[1] "One of the greatest, wisest, and best men of antiquity, and whose little infirmities only made him the more amiable, confesses that he never read the Pitaedon without an agony of tears." [5]

Charakteristische Wortkombinationen:

to burst into an agony of tears

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Quellen:

  1. Baron Edward Bulwer Lytton; The works of Edward Lytton Bulwer, esq. in two volumes, Band 1; 1836
  2. Catherine George Mason; The orphan boy, or test of innocence; 1821
  3. William George Dodd; Thoughts in prison: with the life of the author his last prayer and other miscellaneous pieces; 1818
  4. John Frederick Smith; Temptation; or, The unknown heiress; 1855
  5. Aristophanes; Aristofánous komodías, Band 13; 1826