Infliction of severe physical pain as a means of punishment or coercion.
The torture inflicted on prisoners under interrogation.
The bearing or undergoing of pain, distress, or injury
A method of trial in which the accused was subjected to pain or danger as a means of invoking God's intercession, with the outcome regarded as revealing a divine determination of guilt or innocence.
Bodily dysfunction or discomfort caused by disease or injury:
Bodily suffering characterized by such feelings:
Pain so extreme as to cause writhing or contortions of the body, similar to those made in the athletic contests in Greece; and hence, extreme pain of mind or body; anguish; paroxysm of grief; specifically, the sufferings of Christ in the garden of Gethsemane.
Pleasure or contentment derived from such gratification:
(Roman Catholic Church) The remission of punishment still due, especially in purgatory, for a sin that has been sacramentally absolved.
A loss so sustained.
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