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torture

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1 torture

Extreme mental distress.

synoniemen: anguish, torment.

Roget 972: punishment, punition; chastisement, chastening; correction, castigation.    discipline, infliction, trial; judgment; penalty etc. 974; retribution; ... meer laten zien

Roget 907: malevolence; bad intent, bad intention; unkindness, diskindness; ill nature, ill will, ill blood; bad blood; enmity etc. 889; hate etc. ... meer laten zien

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

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

Nederlands: leed, smart, pijniging
Pools: katorga



2 torture

Unbearable physical pain.

synoniem: torment.

3 torture

Intense feelings of suffering; acute mental or physical pain.

synoniemen: agony, torment.

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

4 torture

The act of distorting something so it seems to mean something it was not intended to mean.

synoniemen: distortion, overrefinement, straining, twisting.

Nederlands: deformatie, verrekking, vervorming

5 torture

The deliberate, systematic, or wanton infliction of physical or mental suffering by one or more persons in an attempt to force another person to yield information or to make a confession or for any other reason.

synoniem: torturing.

Nederlands: folteren, gemartel, martelen, marteling
Pools: tortury, męka, męki, kaźń, tortura

werkwoord

1 torture

Torment emotionally or mentally.

synoniemen: excruciate, rack, torment.

Roget 972: punish; chastise, chasten; castigate, correct, inflict punishment, administer correction, deal retributive justice; cowhide, lambaste [Slang].    visit upon, pay; pay out, serve out; ... 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

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

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

2 torture

Subject to torture.

synoniemen: excruciate, torment.

Nederlands: folteren, martelen, pijnigen


Moby betekeniswoordenboek: Procrustean bed, abuse, afflict, aggrieve, agonize, agonizingness, agony, ail, anguish, atrocious pain, bed of Procrustes, befoul, bewitch, bias, bite, blight, bloody, boot, burn, chafe ... meer laten zien.

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