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Overview of noun torment

The noun torment has 6 senses? (first 3 from tagged texts)
1. (1) torture, torment

(unbearable physical pain)

2. (1) anguish, torment, torture

(extreme mental distress)

3. (1) agony, torment, torture

(intense feelings of suffering; acute mental or physical pain; "an agony of doubt"; "the torments of the damned")

4. harassment, torment

(a feeling of intense annoyance caused by being tormented; "so great was his harassment that he wanted to destroy his tormentors")

5. curse, torment

(a severe affliction)

6. badgering, worrying, torment, bedevilment

(the act of harassing someone)


Overview of verb torment

The verb torment has 3 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (1) torment, torture, excruciate, rack

(torment emotionally or mentally)

2. torment, rag, bedevil, crucify, dun, frustrate

(treat cruelly; "The children tormented the stuttering teacher")

3. torture, excruciate, torment

(subject to torture; "The sinners will be tormented in Hell, according to the Bible")

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