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Another word for torment

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Noun
  1. A state of physical or mental suffering

      1. An injury to a plant caused by cutting, scraping, or other external force
      2. An injury to the body in which the skin or other tissue is broken, cut, pierced, torn, etc.
      3. Any hurt or injury to the feelings, honor, etc.
      1. A cause of sorrow or misery; a misfortune:
      2. Sorrow or grief; misery.
      3. A cause of sorrow; affliction; trouble
      1. Any method by which such pain is inflicted
      2. Infliction of severe physical pain as a means of punishment or coercion.
      3. A cause of such pain or agony
      1. An unpleasant feeling occurring as a result of injury or disease, usually localized in some part of the body:
      2. (Informal) A source of annoyance; a nuisance:
      3. Bodily suffering characterized by such feelings:
      1. A condition of great wretchedness or suffering because of pain, sorrow, poverty, etc.; distress
      2. The state of suffering and want as a result of physical circumstances or extreme poverty.
      3. A cause of such suffering; pain, sorrow, poverty, squalor, etc.
      1. Mental suffering; anguish:
      2. The act or an instance of hurting; pain, injury, or wound
      3. Something that hurts; a pain, injury, or wound.
      1. Physical deterioration, as of a highway, caused by hard use over time:
      2. The condition of being in need of immediate assistance:
      3. Bodily dysfunction or discomfort caused by disease or injury:
      1. Great suffering, as from worry, grief, or pain; agony
      2. Agonizing physical or mental pain; torment.
      1. A sudden, strong outburst (of emotion)
      2. A sudden or intense emotion:
      3. The suffering of intense physical or mental pain:
      1. Anything causing pain or distress; calamity
      2. An afflicted condition; pain; suffering
    See also:

    happy

  2. Excruciating punishment

      1. Excruciating physical or mental pain; agony:
      2. (Rare) A violent twisting, distortion, perversion, etc.
      3. The inflicting of severe pain, often, specif., in order to obtain information or a confession, get revenge, etc.
      1. The condition of being persecuted.
      2. A persecuting or being persecuted
      3. The act or practice of persecuting on the basis of race, religion, gender, sexual orientation, or beliefs that differ from those of the persecutor.
      1. (--- Informal) One that causes trouble, agony, or annoyance:
      2. An extremely difficult experience; torment or anguish:
      3. The spirits in hell or the powers of evil:
  3. Something that annoys

      1. A source of irritation or annoyance:
      2. The condition of being vexed; annoyance:
      3. Something that vexes; cause of annoyance or distress
      1. A highly infectious, usually fatal, epidemic disease; a pestilence.
      2. A virulent, infectious disease that is caused by the bacterium Yersinia pestis (syn. Pasteurella pestis ) and is transmitted primarily by the bite of fleas from an infected rodent, especially a rat. In humans it occurs in bubonic form, marked by lymph node enlargement, and in pneumonic form, marked by infection of the lungs, and can progress to septicemia.
      3. (Informal) A nuisance; annoyance
      1. A resentful mood:
      2. An object of dislike; annoyance
      3. An annoyance or grievance.
      1. One that is inconvenient, annoying, or vexatious; a bother:
      2. An act, condition, thing, or person causing trouble, annoyance, or inconvenience
      3. (Law) A use of property or course of conduct that interferes with the legal rights of others by causing damage, annoyance, or inconvenience.
      1. The act of irritating:
      2. The fact or condition of being irritated
      3. The condition of being irritated; vexation:
      1. Something that causes irritation
      2. A source of irritation:
      3. Any medication designed to cause irritation
      1. A cause or state of disturbance.
      2. Fuss, ado.
      3. A cause or condition of worry or irritation; trouble; fuss
      1. A thing or person that annoys
      2. An annoying or being annoyed
      3. A cause of irritation or vexation; a nuisance.
      1. The act of aggravating, or making worse, or the condition of being aggravated
      2. Exasperation; annoyance
      3. A source of continuing, increasing irritation or trouble.
Verb
  1. To subject (another) to extreme physical cruelty, as in punishing

  2. To bring great harm or suffering to

  3. To come to mind continually

    See also:

    repetition

  4. To disturb by repeated attacks

Another word for torment

Noun
      1. A condition of great wretchedness or suffering because of pain, sorrow, poverty, etc.; distress
      2. The state of suffering and want as a result of physical circumstances or extreme poverty.
      3. A cause of such suffering; pain, sorrow, poverty, squalor, etc.
      1. The condition of someone who suffers; a state of pain or distress.
      2. Something suffered; pain, distress, or injury
      3. The bearing or undergoing of pain, distress, or injury
      1. An instance of such suffering:
      2. A violent, intense struggle, especially the struggle that precedes death.
      3. The suffering of intense physical or mental pain:
Verb
  1. See also:

    hurt