harrowing
Pronunciation
  • (British) IPA: /ˈhæɹəʊiŋ/
Verb
  1. present participle of harrow#English|harrow
Adjective

harrowing

  1. Causing pain or distress.
    • 2006, Paul Chadwick, Concrete: Killer Smile, Dark Horse Books, cover text
      Harrowing journeys down the dark roads of anger, violence, and madness
Translations Noun

harrowing (plural harrowings)

  1. The process of breaking up earth with a harrow.
    The field received two harrowings.
  2. Suffering, torment.
  3. Christ's triumphal descent into Hell.
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