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  Definition of torment
  1. the act of harassing someone
  2. a severe affliction
  3. intense feelings of suffering; acute mental or physical pain; "an agony of doubt"; "the torments of the damned"
  4. extreme mental distress
  5. a feeling of intense annoyance caused by being tormented; "so great was his harassment that he wanted to destroy his tormentors"
  6. unbearable physical pain
  7. subject to torture; "The sinners will be tormented in Hell, according to the Bible"
  8. torment emotionally or mentally
  9. treat cruelly; "The children tormented the stuttering teacher"
Similar Words: badgering, worrying, bedevilment, curse, agony, torture, anguish, harassment, excruciate, rack, rag, bedevil, crucify, dun, frustrate

 

Hyponyms: rack, martyr, martyrize, martyrise, madden, hamstring, tease, badger, pester, bug, beleaguer, persecute, oppress

 

Derivational Morphology: rag, bedevil, crucify, dun, frustrate, worry, vex, torture, excruciate, rack, agonize, agonise, anguish, pain, hurt, tormentor, tormenter, persecutor, teaser, agony, suffering, excruciation, crucifixion, torturing, torturer, wheel, frustration, badgering, worrying, bedevilment, harassment

 

Language Translations:
Arabic: تعذيب   Danish: smerte  
Dutch: kwelling   Estonian: piin  
Finnish: piina   French: tourment  
German: Qual   Greek: μαρτύριο  
Hungarian: kín   Icelandic: kvöl  
Italian: cruccio   Japanese: 苦痛  
Korean: 고통   Latvian: mokas  
Lithuanian: kančia   Norwegian: pine  
Polish: męka   Romanian: chin  
Russian: мучение   Slovak: utrpenie  
Slovenian: muka   Spanish: tormento  
Swedish: plåga   Turkish: şiddetli acı  
 
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