HyperDic: torment

English > 9 senses of the word torment:
VERBemotiontorment, torture, excruciate, racktorment emotionally or mentally
emotiontorment, rag, bedevil, crucify, dun, frustratetreat cruelly
bodytorment, torture, excruciatesubject to torture
NOUNstatetorment, tortureunbearable physical pain
feelingtorment, anguish, tortureextreme / extreme mental distress
feelingtorment, agony, tortureintense feelings of suffering
feelingtorment, harassmenta feeling of intense annoyance caused by being tormented
eventtorment, cursea severe affliction
acttorment, badgering, worrying, bedevilmentthe act of harassing someone
torment > pronunciation
Soundstaormeh'nt; tao'rmeh.nt
Rhymesaccent ... vent: 69 rhymes with ehnt...
English > torment: 9 senses > noun 1, state
MeaningUnbearable physical pain.
Synonymtorture
Broaderpain, hurtingA symptom of some physical hurt or disorder
Spanishmartirio, suplicio, tormento, tortura
Catalanmartiri, suplici, tortura, turment
Verbstormentsubject to torture
English > torment: 9 senses > noun 2, feeling
Meaningextreme / extreme mental distress.
Synonymsanguish, torture
Broaderdistress, hurt, sufferingpsychological suffering
Spanishagonía, angustia, martirio, suplicio, torcedor, tormento, tortura
Catalantortura, turment
Verbstormenttorment emotionally or mentally
English > torment: 9 senses > noun 3, feeling
MeaningIntense feelings of suffering; acute mental or physical pain.
Example "the torments of the damned"
Synonymsagony, torture
Broadersuffering, hurtFeelings of mental or physical pain
Spanishagonía, tormento
Catalanagonia
Verbstormenttorment emotionally or mentally
English > torment: 9 senses > noun 4, feeling
MeaningA feeling of intense annoyance caused by being tormented.
Example"so great was his harassment that he wanted to destroy his tormentors"
Synonymharassment
Broaderannoyance, chafe, vexationanger produced by some annoying irritation
Spanishacoso, tormento
Catalanencalçament, turment
Verbstormenttreat cruelly
English > torment: 9 senses > noun 5, event
MeaningA severe affliction.
Synonymcurse
BroaderafflictionA cause of great suffering and distress
Spanishmaldición, tormento
Catalanmaledicció
English > torment: 9 senses > noun 6, act
MeaningThe act of harassing someone.
Synonymsbadgering, worrying, bedevilment
Broaderharassment, molestationThe act of tormenting by continued persistent attacks / attacks and criticism
Spanishfastidio, suplicio, tormento
Catalansuplici, turment
Verbstormenttreat cruelly
English > torment: 9 senses > verb 1, emotion
Meaningtorment emotionally or mentally.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody
ModelThe bad news will torment him
Synonymstorture, excruciate, rack
Broaderpain, anguish, hurtCause emotional anguish / anguish or make miserable
Spanishatormentar, martirizar, torturar
Catalanmartiritzar, torturar
Nounstormentintense feelings of suffering
tormentextreme / extreme mental distress
tormentor, tormentersomeone who torments
English > torment: 9 senses > verb 2, emotion
Meaningtreat cruelly.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody
Example"The children tormented the stuttering teacher"
Synonymsrag, bedevil, crucify, dun, frustrate
Narrowerhamstringmake ineffective or powerless
maddenDrive up the wall
persecute, oppressCause to suffer
tease, badger, pester, bug, beleaguerannoy persistently
Broaderharass, hassle, harry, chivy, chivvy, chevy, chevvy, beset, plague, molest, provokeannoy continually or chronically
Spanishatormentar, frustrar, martirizar, torturar
Catalanfrustrar, martiritzar, torturar, turmentar
Nounstormentthe act of harassing someone
tormenta feeling of intense annoyance caused by being tormented
tormentor, tormentersomeone who torments
English > torment: 9 senses > verb 3, body
Meaningsubject to torture.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
ModelThey want to torment the prisoners
Example"The sinners will be tormented in Hell, according to the Bible"
Synonymstorture, excruciate
Narrowermartyr, martyrize, martyrisetorture and torment like a martyr
racktorture on the rack
Broaderinjure, woundCause injuries or bodily harm to
Spanishatormentar, torturar
Catalantorturar, turmentar
Nounstormentunbearable physical pain
tormentersomeone who torments

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