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  Words related to torment

Related / Similar Words: badgering, worrying, bedevilment, curse, agony, torture, anguish, harassment, excruciate, rack, rag, bedevil, crucify, dun, frustrate

 

Definition:
  • the act of harassing someone;
  • a severe affliction;
  • intense feelings of suffering; acute mental or physical pain; "an agony of doubt"; "the torments of the damned";
  • extreme mental distress;
  • a feeling of intense annoyance caused by being tormented; "so great was his harassment that he wanted to destroy his tormentors";
  • unbearable physical pain;
  • subject to torture; "The sinners will be tormented in Hell, according to the Bible";
  • torment emotionally or mentally;
  • treat cruelly; "The children tormented the stuttering teacher";

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    Hyponyms: rack, martyr, martyrize, martyrise, madden, hamstring, tease, badger, pester, bug, beleaguer, persecute, oppress

     

    Derivational Morphology: rag, bedevil, crucify, dun, frustrate, worry, vex, torture, excruciate, rack, agonize, agonise, anguish, pain, hurt, tormentor, tormenter, persecutor, teaser, agony, suffering, excruciation, crucifixion, torturing, torturer, wheel, frustration, badgering, worrying, bedevilment, harassment

     

    Language Translations:
    Arabic: تعذيب   Danish: smerte  
    Dutch: kwelling   Estonian: piin  
    Finnish: piina   French: tourment  
    German: Qual   Greek: μαρτύριο  
    Hungarian: kín   Icelandic: kvöl  
    Italian: cruccio   Japanese: 苦痛  
    Korean: 고통   Latvian: mokas  
    Lithuanian: kančia   Norwegian: pine  
    Polish: męka   Romanian: chin  
    Russian: мучение   Slovak: utrpenie  
    Slovenian: muka   Spanish: tormento  
    Swedish: plåga   Turkish: şiddetli acı  
     
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