What does torturing mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. torture, torturingadjective

    the deliberate, systematic, or wanton infliction of physical or mental suffering by one or more persons in an attempt to force another person to yield information or to make a confession or for any other reason

    "it required unnatural torturing to extract a confession"

  2. agonizing, agonising, excruciating, harrowing, torturing, torturous, torturesomeadjective

    extremely painful

Wiktionary

  1. torturingnoun

    An act of torture

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of torturing in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of torturing in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of torturing in a Sentence

  1. Mitch Skandalakis:

    They’re torturing these kids -- from the time they get on the bus they have to wear a mask to the time they get home they wear a mask, that is eight hours even when they are on the playground. These children are suffering, not learning. When they are not wearing masks properly they are being yelled at.

  2. Human Rights Watch:

    Police are torturing criminal suspects to get them to confess to crimes and courts are convicting people who confessed under torture.

  3. Natalia Cornelio:

    The government is essentially torturing people by doing this.

  4. El Pais newspaper:

    The torturing to death of an animal for entertainment is not a dignified tradition and gives a disgraceful image of Spain.

  5. Brandi Glanville:

    We didn’t feel like we had to fight, it is like no other show on air. There is that therapy aspect to it, but we are also doing really fun things and going on dates and torturing each other. That is always fun.

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