torment (Meaning)

Wordnet

torment (n)

unbearable physical pain

extreme mental distress

intense feelings of suffering; acute mental or physical pain

a feeling of intense annoyance caused by being tormented

a severe affliction

the act of harassing someone

Wordnet

torment (v)

torment emotionally or mentally

treat cruelly

subject to torture

Webster

torment (n.)

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.

Webster

torment (v. t.)

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 Sentence Examples

  1. The incessant buzzing of the mosquito left me in a state of torment.
  2. The relentless pain in his leg tormented him day and night.
  3. The memory of her betrayal haunted him, tormenting his thoughts.
  4. The torment of guilt weighed heavily upon her soul.
  5. The harsh words cut him to the quick, tormenting his ego.
  6. The relentless heat and humidity of the desert tormented the travelers.
  7. The fear of failure tormented her mind, leaving her sleepless and anxious.
  8. The constant need for money tormented his weary soul.
  9. The sight of the suffering children tormented her heart.
  10. The torment of loneliness consumed him as he sat isolated in his apartment.

FAQs About the word torment

unbearable physical pain, extreme mental distress, intense feelings of suffering; acute mental or physical pain, a feeling of intense annoyance caused by being

agony, torture, nightmare, misery, horror, hell, curse, misfortune, tragedy,murder

recreation, joy, joy, delight, pleasure, recreation, pleasure, heaven, delight,heaven

The incessant buzzing of the mosquito left me in a state of torment.

The relentless pain in his leg tormented him day and night.

The memory of her betrayal haunted him, tormenting his thoughts.

The torment of guilt weighed heavily upon her soul.