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Princeton's WordNet

  1. anguished, tormented, torturedadjective

    experiencing intense pain especially mental pain

    "an anguished conscience"; "a small tormented schoolboy"; "a tortured witness to another's humiliation"

  2. hag-ridden, hagridden, tormentedadjective

    tormented or harassed by nightmares or unreasonable fears

    "hagridden...by visions of an imminent heaven or hell upon earth"- C.S.Lewis

Webster Dictionary

  1. tormented

    of Torment


  1. Tormented

    Tormented is an album by Abscess released in 2000.

Editors Contribution

  1. tormented

    To be kept in confinement, or a prison like state.

    As in ancient biblical times.. people were handed over to the tormentors to be thrown into captivity, confinement or prison

    Submitted by anonymous on October 23, 2019  

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of tormented in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of tormented in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of tormented in a Sentence

  1. Fyodor Dostoevsky, "The Brothers Karamazov":

    Man is tormented by no greater anxiety than to find someone quickly to whom he can hand over that great gift of freedom with which the ill-fated creature is born.

  2. RJ Intindola – (Gandolfo):

    When you linger in tormented darkness, remember, the dawning always arrives on time.

  3. Pope Francis:

    Without doubt, even moments of great difficulty, of tormented decisions of Christian and human prudence, that to some could have seemed like reticence, were instead attempts, humanly very difficult, to keep the light of humanitarian initiatives, of hidden but active diplomacy lit, in periods of greatest darkness and cruelty, in the hope of a possible opening of hearts.

  4. Ron Johnson:

    This would have been far better off if we would've just taken care of this behind the scenes, this never would've been exposed, that funding would've been restored and our relationship with Ukraine would've been far better off than it is today... I'm sympathetic with President Trump as he's been tormented( since) the day after the election.

  5. anon:

    Silence encourages the tormentors not the tormented

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    dark brown mustelid of woodlands of Eurasia that gives off an unpleasant odor when threatened
    • A. maculation
    • B. imperviousness
    • C. foumart
    • D. viverrine

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