Associations to the word «Torment»
TORMENT, noun. (obsolete) A catapult or other kind of war-engine.
TORMENT, noun. Torture, originally as inflicted by an instrument of torture.
TORMENT, noun. Any extreme pain, anguish or misery, either physical or mental.
TORMENT, verb. (transitive) To cause severe suffering to (stronger than to vex but weaker than to torture.)
TORMENT, noun. Unbearable physical pain.
TORMENT, noun. Extreme mental distress.
TORMENT, noun. Intense feelings of suffering; acute mental or physical pain; "an agony of doubt"; "the torments of the damned".
TORMENT, noun. A feeling of intense annoyance caused by being tormented; "so great was his harassment that he wanted to destroy his tormentors".
TORMENT, noun. A severe affliction.
TORMENT, noun. The act of harassing someone.
TORMENT, verb. Torment emotionally or mentally.
TORMENT, verb. Treat cruelly; "The children tormented the stuttering teacher".
TORMENT, verb. Subject to torture; "The sinners will be tormented in Hell, according to the Bible".
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