Part of speech:
A persecuting or being persecuted
To bring great physical or mental pain upon (another).
The definition of hurt is feeling physical pain, or to cause someone or something to experience physical pain or to cause harm.
The definition of anguish is a feeling of physical or mental pain.
A place or condition of suffering, expiation, or remorse:
The definition of afflict is to cause great physical or mental pain or agony or to create for someone a curse to bear.
To haunt is defined as to appear as a ghost, or to visit or appear often.
A sudden or intense emotion:
Something suffered; pain, distress, or injury
(Dial.) A pain (in some part of the body)
To hurt by treating badly; mistreat
(Physiology) To cause a physiological response to a stimulus in (a cell, body tissue, or organism).
(Informal) A source of annoyance; a nuisance:
Something which causes pain, suffering, distress or agony.
(Archaic) Fatal injury or ruin:
Deep trouble or misery
The act or process of imposing or meting out something unpleasant.
A highly infectious, usually fatal, epidemic disease; a pestilence.
Any of various other sharp protuberances, such as a spine.
The provision made for a parent to spend time with a child who is in the physical custody of another.
To arouse interest in (a cause, for example) by use of the written or spoken word; discuss or debate.
(Archaic) To harass or disturb by repeated attacks.
To badger is to annoy, pester or get on someone's nerves.
Bait is defined as to tempt someone or something.
To torment mercilessly; plague.
To intimidate or subjugate by an overbearing manner or domineering speech; bully.
To put (a person) to death by nailing or binding to a cross.
The definition of despair is to give up hope.
To annoy, torment, or harass.
To compel by violent measures or threats; coerce.
To torture by applying heat
To subject (another) to hostile or prejudicial remarks or actions; pressure or intimidate.
To cause mental distress to; torment
The definition of hector is to bully.
To tear jaggedly; mangle (something soft, as flesh)
Nag is defined as to constantly urge, annoy or scold.
To afflict or harass constantly so as to injure or distress; oppress cruelly, esp. for reasons of religion, politics, or race
Pester is defined as to pick on or irritate.
To torture on a rack
(Sports) In ice hockey, to maintain possession of (the puck) by outmaneuvering opposing players, especially so as to kill a penalty.
(Informal) To tease or make fun of:
To afflict retributively; chasten or chastise.
To injure or impair by overuse or overexertion; wrench:
To tantalize is defined as to tease someone by showing them something which is desirable and then not providing it.
To work very hard; toil
To cause difficulty or inconvenience to; incommode
The state, quality, or fact of being contented
The definition of happiness is the state of joy, peace and tranquility.
Intense and especially ecstatic or exultant happiness, or an instance of such feeling.
To give great pleasure or joy:
To be agreeable; give pleasure; satisfy
be or make very upset
Woe is a feeling of deep sorrow or grief.
When the wound occurred, the skin, nerves, and oil glands were affected, and without oil, the skin would become dry.
A thing or circumstance that aggravates, or makes worse
A thing or person that annoys
A source of irritation:
(Physiology) The elicitation of a response to a stimulus in a plant or animal organ or tissue, especially in a nerve or muscle.
(Law) A use of property or course of conduct that interferes with the legal rights of others by causing damage, annoyance, or inconvenience.
An object of dislike; annoyance
Vexation is something that causes you to be annoyed or distressed.
To refuse to continue to work until certain demands are met; go on strike
To haunt or trouble in mind, esp. to an abnormal degree; preoccupy greatly
To come to mind continually
To beset, as with difficulties; harass
To touch or handle something nervously or persistently:
A state of physical or mental suffering
Bible, 1 Sam. xxiv. 17
The definition of attack is to make an attempt to hurt someone or something (physically or verbally), to destroy someone or something, to impact someone or something in a dangerous manner, or to forcibly take someone or something.
(Intransitive) To provide assistance.
To disturb by repeated attacks
The act of one who badgers, pesters, or annoys.
The act of worrying or harassing somebody.
The definition of a curse is a swear word or a bad word or the state of bad luck caused by someone wishing evil or injury to happen to someone else.
To ask (a debtor) insistently or repeatedly for payment
The definition of frustrate is to hinder someone's plans or efforts, or to make someone feel annoyed because you are hindering their efforts or refusing to cooperate.
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