Definition of Mental anguish

1. Noun. Sustained dull painful emotion.

Generic synonyms: Pain, Painfulness

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Mental Anguish

mental aberration
mental ability
mental abnormality
mental age
mental ages
mental agraphia
mental anguish (current term)
mental apparatus
mental asylum
mental attitude
mental balance
mental block
mental branches of mental nerve
mental breakdown
mental canal
mental capacity
mental case
mental competency
mental confusion
mental defectiveness

Literary usage of Mental anguish

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. South Eastern Reporter by West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, West Publishing Company, South Carolina Supreme Court (1913)
"She relies, however, upon the amendment to the mental anguish statute (Civ. ... 226), the mental anguish statute now appears in section 3006 of the Code of ..."

2. Handbook of the Law of Torts by Heman Gerald Chapin (1917)
"The better view is that it is not, as it ceased to be operative upon the arrival of the goods at B.17 FRIGHT AND mental anguish 28. ..."

3. A Treatise on the Law of Negligence by Thomas Gaskell Shearman, Amasa Angell Redfield, Robert Gould Street (1913)
"The recovery for mental anguish, it is said, is no exception to the rule.170 To authorize such ... Rationale of doctrine of liability for mental anguish. ..."

4. A Treatise on the Law of Telegraph and Telephone Companies by Sidney Walter Jones (1906)
"DAMAGES CONTINUED—FOR mental anguish. § 568. In general. 569. Same continued—subject divided. 570. Damages for mental anguish and suffering. 571. ..."

5. The American State Reports: Containing the Cases of General Value and by Abraham Clark Freeman (1891)
"The appellee therein sued the telegraph company for a failure to délirer the message promptly, claiming damages for hii mental anguish and suffering, ..."

6. John L. Stoddard's Lectures: Illustrated and Embellished with Views of the by John Lawson Stoddard (1901)
"... looks down upon us from the wall, and beside it is the characteristic epitaph, composed by Swift himself. What an amount of mental anguish its words ..."

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