Angor

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Angor ăṉ"gŏr (Med) Great anxiety accompanied by painful constriction at the upper part of the belly, often with palpitation and oppression.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n angor Anguish; intense bodily or mental pain.
    • n angor In medicine, extreme anxiety, accompanied with painful constriction at the epigastrium, and often with palpitation and oppression.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. See Anger

Usage

In literature:

Angor animi in una contentione defixus, absque febre.
"The Anatomy of Melancholy" by Democritus Junior
Exclamabo usque ad te, o Deus, cur terram non absorbet mare, Et cur diutius relinquimur in angore languere?
"Some Specimens of the Poetry of the Ancient Welsh Bards" by Evan Evans
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In science:

Such states are described by an angoricity in addition to the compactivity as developed here.
Theory of random packings
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