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torment

torment - Dictionary definition and meaning for word torment

Definition
(noun) unbearable physical pain
Synonyms : torture

Definition
(noun) extreme mental distress
Synonyms : anguish , torture

Definition
(noun) intense feelings of suffering; acute mental or physical pain
Synonyms : agony , torture
Example Sentence
  • an agony of doubt
  • the torments of the damned

Definition
(noun) a feeling of intense annoyance caused by being tormented
Synonyms : harassment
Example Sentence
  • so great was his harassment that he wanted to destroy his tormentors

Definition
(noun) a severe affliction
Synonyms : curse

Definition
(noun) the act of harassing someone
Synonyms : badgering , bedevilment , worrying

Definition
(verb) torment emotionally or mentally
Synonyms : excruciate , rack , torture

Definition
(verb) treat cruelly
Synonyms : bedevil , crucify , dun , frustrate , rag
Example Sentence
  • The children tormented the stuttering teacher

Definition
(verb) subject to torture
Synonyms : excruciate , torture
Example Sentence
  • The sinners will be tormented in Hell, according to the Bible

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for torment

torment (tor(torture)+ment(men) so torture men
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by namar

tor(tour) me ent(ear,nose,teeth) karab ho gayee bcoz of pollution.
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by shaktipada

Torment= Toe+ Bent...You suffer from great physical pain when your toe bends accidently.
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by Gregarious

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