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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

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  1. tormented

    Tormented refers to the state or condition of experiencing severe physical or mental suffering or anguish, often persistently or continually. It can also describe the act of causing such suffering.

Webster Dictionary

  1. tormented

    of Torment

Wikidata

  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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Numerology

  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. Scott C. Holstad:

    Happiness, I decided years ago, is unattainable and I don’t wish to seek it through the usual methods. Peace is a reflection of our souls, leaving me a non-entity. I cry because people want to feel and I join them in their fears and private agonies and I wish for death and pray for life and hope to God that God even gives a shit and before I die and receive my judgment I just want to help 1 person FEEL, to know what it is to be alive and to ease their suffering as only a tormented soul can.

  3. Joseph Addison:

    To be exempt from the passions with which others are tormented, is the only pleasing solitude.

  4. 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.

  5. George Santayana:

    The world is not respectable; it is mortal, tormented, confused, deluded forever; but it is shot through with beauty, with love, with glints of courage and laughter; and in these, the spirit blooms timidly, and struggles to the light amid the thorns.

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