Definitions for torment
tɔrˈmɛnt, ˈtɔr mɛnt; ˈtɔr mɛnttor·ment
Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word torment.
unbearable physical pain
anguish, torment, torturenoun
extreme mental distress
agony, torment, torturenoun
intense feelings of suffering; acute mental or physical pain
"an agony of doubt"; "the torments of the damned"
a feeling of intense annoyance caused by being tormented
"so great was his harassment that he wanted to destroy his tormentors"
a severe affliction
badgering, worrying, torment, bedevilmentverb
the act of harassing someone
torment, torture, excruciate, rackverb
torment emotionally or mentally
torment, rag, bedevil, crucify, dun, frustrateverb
"The children tormented the stuttering teacher"
torture, excruciate, tormentverb
subject to torture
"The sinners will be tormented in Hell, according to the Bible"
A catapult or other kind of war-engine.
Torture, originally as inflicted by an instrument of torture.
Any extreme pain, anguish or misery, either physical or mental.
He was bitter from the torments of the insipid divorce system.
To cause severe suffering to (stronger than to vex but weaker than to torture.)
The child tormented the flies by pulling their wings off.
Etymology: torment, from tormentum
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Etymology: tourmenter, Fr.
No sleep close up that deadly eye of thine,
Unless it be while some tormenting dream
Affrights thee with a hell of ugly devils. William Shakespeare.
I am glad to be constrain’d to utter what
Torments me to conceal. William Shakespeare, Cymbeline.
Art thou come to torment us before the time? Mat. viii.
They soaring on main wing
Tormented all the air. John Milton.
Etymology: tourment, French.
They brought unto him all sick people that were taken with divers diseases and torments, and he healed them. Mat.
No prisoners there, inforc’d by torments, cry;
But fearless by their old tormentors lie. George Sandys, Paraph.
Not sharp revenge, not hell itself can find
A fiercer torment than a guilty mind,
Which day and night doth dreadfully accuse,
Condemns the wretch, and still the charge renews. Dryd.
an engine for casting stones
extreme pain; anguish; torture; the utmost degree of misery, either of body or mind
that which gives pain, vexation, or misery
to put to extreme pain or anguish; to inflict excruciating misery upon, either of body or mind; to torture
to pain; to distress; to afflict
to tease; to vex; to harass; as, to be tormented with importunities, or with petty annoyances
to put into great agitation
Torment is the second set in the Odyssey Block for the collectible card game Magic: The Gathering. This expansion set, which focused on black, is unique in that it is the first set to focus on a single color. It has 40 Black cards, 28 Blue cards, 28 Red cards, 21 Green Cards and 21 White cards. This imbalance is, however, balanced by the release of the third expansion set in the Odyssey Block, Judgment.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
tor′ment, n. torture: anguish: that which causes pain.—v.t. Torment′, to torture: to put to extreme pain, physical or mental: to distress: to afflict.—p.adj. Tormen′ted (U.S.), a euphemism for damned.—adj. Tormen′ting, causing torment.—adv. Tormen′tingly, in a tormenting manner.—ns. Tormen′tor, -er, one who, or that which, torments: (B.) a torturer, an executioner: a long meat-fork: a wing in the first groove of a stage; Tormen′tum, a whirligig. [O. Fr.,—L. tormentum, an engine for hurling stones—L. torquēre, to twist.]
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The numerical value of torment in Chaldean Numerology is: 4
The numerical value of torment in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6
Today's society has decided it's better to assume, deceive or lie to ourselves to spare our own feelings. When accepted the truth will set us free. Anything aside from that will torment us. Feelings are made from thoughts; thoughts can be controled. We fall in love because we THINK about how wonderful someone is; we hate because we can't stop THINKING about what they did to us. In the end, WE control our own thoughts and feelings.
Because it’s the pain that brings me pleasure It’s that torment that I treasure It’s the suffering that keeps me alive It’s in this misery that I thrive
Torment, for some men, is a need, an appetite, and an accomplishment.
As I was walking among the fires of Hell, delighted with the enjoyments of Genius which to Angels look like torment and insanity. I collected some of their Proverbs.
You may be deceived if you trust too much, but you will live in torment if you do not trust enough.
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- تعذيب, عزّبArabic
- turmentar, turmentCatalan, Valencian
- quälen, QualGerman
- turmenti, turmentoEsperanto
- tormento, atormentarSpanish
- piina, tuska, piinataFinnish
- tourment, tourmenterFrench
- menghantui, keazaban, azab, mengazabIndonesian
- cruccio, tormento, tormentare, tarloItalian
- 고통, 苦痛Korean
- kwellen, kwellingDutch
- pine, kval, lidelseNorwegian
- udręka, trapić, męka, nękać, męczyćPolish
- maltratar, tormento, judiar, atormentarPortuguese
- zbucium, tortura, chin, chinui, turmentRomanian
- истязать, мучить, мучение, мукаRussian
- tromentu, turmentu, trumentu, tormentuSardinian
- kval, plåga, pinaSwedish
- azap, şiddetli acıTurkish
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