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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 harrowing
 (a.)痛心的,悲慘的

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Har·row, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Harrowed p. pr. & vb. n. Harrowing.]
 1. To draw a harrow over, as for the purpose of breaking clods and leveling the surface, or for covering seed; as, to harrow land.
    Will he harrow the valleys after thee?   --Job xxxix. 10.
 2. To break or tear, as with a harrow; to wound; to lacerate; to torment or distress; to vex.
    My aged muscles harrowed up with whips.   --Rowe.
 I could a tale unfold, whose lightest word
 Would harrow up thy soul.   --Shak.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 harrowing
      adj : extremely painful [syn: agonizing, agonising, excruciating,
             torturing, torturous, torturesome]