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torment

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1 torment

Unbearable physical pain.

synoniem: torture.



2 torment

Extreme mental distress.

synoniemen: anguish, torture.

Roget 378: pain; suffering, sufferance, suffrance; bodily pain, physical pain, bodily suffering, physical suffering, body pain; mental suffering etc. 828; dolour, ache; ... meer laten zien

Roget 828: mental suffering, pain, dolor; suffering, sufferance; ache, smart etc. (physical pain) 378; passion.    displeasure, dissatisfaction, discomfort, ... meer laten zien

Nederlands: leed, smart, pijniging
Pools: katorga

3 torment

Intense feelings of suffering; acute mental or physical pain:
— The torments of the damned.

synoniemen: agony, torture.

Nederlands: doodsangst, doodsstrijd, kwelling, ondragelijke pijn, torment, tortuur

4 torment

A feeling of intense annoyance caused by being tormented:
— So great was his harassment that he wanted to destroy his tormentors.

synoniem: harassment.

5 torment

A severe affliction.

synoniem: curse.

Nederlands: Tantaluskwelling

6 torment

The act of harassing someone.

synoniemen: badgering, bedevilment, worrying.

werkwoord

1 torment

Torment emotionally or mentally.

synoniemen: excruciate, rack, torture.

Roget 378: feel pain, experience pain, suffer pain, undergo pain etc. n.; suffer, ache, smart, bleed; tingle, shoot; twinge, ... meer laten zien

Roget 830: cause pain, occasion pain, give pain, bring pain, induce pain, produce pain, create pain, inflict pain etc. 828; pain, hurt, wound.    pinch, ... meer laten zien

Nederlands: afknijpen, geselen, kwellen, martelen, pijnigen, plagen, teisteren, tormenteren

2 torment

Treat cruelly:
— The children tormented the stuttering teacher.

synoniemen: bedevil, crucify, dun, frustrate, rag.

3 torment

Subject to torture:
— The sinners will be tormented in Hell, according to the Bible.

synoniemen: excruciate, torture.

Nederlands: folteren, martelen, pijnigen


Moby betekeniswoordenboek: abuse, afflict, affliction, aggravate, aggrieve, agonize, agonizingness, agony, ail, anguish, annoy, annoyance, annoyer, atrocious pain, badger, badgerer, bait, bane, be at, be the matter ... meer laten zien.

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