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Definitions for torturous
ˈtɔr tʃər əstor·tur·ous

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Princeton's WordNet

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

    extremely painful


  1. torturousadjective

    Of or pertaining to torture.

  2. torturousadjective

    Painful, excruciating, torturing.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Torturousadjective

    involving, or pertaining to, torture

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of torturous in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of torturous in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of torturous in a Sentence

  1. Anna Quindlen:

    The world is full of women blindsided by the unceasing demands of motherhood, still flabbergasted by how a job can be terrific and torturous.

  2. Pradip Subba:

    Waiting for help is more torturous than doing this ourselves, our hands are the only machine right now.

  3. Libby Schaaf:

    Reports that these were part of exercise equipment do not remove nor excuse their torturous and terrorizing effects, we are all responsible for knowing the history and present day reality of lynchings, hate crimes and racial violence. Objects that invoke such terror will not be tolerated in Oakland's public spaces.

  4. Jeff Fletcher:

    I would almost rather know he was gone, the wondering is torturous.

  5. Pope Francis:

    If you don't get the information to the families, it's just torturous.

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    a person or thing that takes or can take the place of another
    • A. substitute
    • B. guts
    • C. purse
    • D. investigating

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