torment

torment
Torment, Tormentum, Torsio, Afflictatio, Crux, Cruciatus.
Tormens intolerables à l'homme, Intolerandi humanae prudentiae cruciatus. Liu. lib. 23.
Grief torment, Vexatio.
Estant en tourment, Inter poenam.
En grand torment, Cruciabiliter.
C'est celuy qui me fait tant de tormens, Meus est carnifex.
Aller franchement aux tormens, Dare se in tormenta.

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  • torment — ► NOUN 1) severe physical or mental suffering. 2) a cause of torment. ► VERB 1) subject to torment. 2) annoy or tease unkindly. DERIVATIVES tormentor noun …   English terms dictionary

  • Torment — Tor*ment , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {tormented}; p. pr. & vb. n. {tormenting}.] [OF. tormenter, F. tourmenter.] 1. To put to extreme pain or anguish; to inflict excruciating misery upon, either of body or mind; to torture. Art thou come hither to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • torment — [n] severe mental distress affliction, agony, anguish, annoyance, bane, bother, excruciation, harassment, hell, irritation, misery, nag, nagging, nuisance, pain, pain in the neck*, persecution, pest, plague, provocation, rack, scourge, suffering …   New thesaurus

  • torment — I noun abomination, acute distress, affliction, agony, angst, anguish, annoyance, bane, constant anxiety, convulsion, despair, distress, extreme pain, harassment, infliction, misery, oppression, pain, pique, scourge, torture, vexation II verb… …   Law dictionary

  • torment — vb torture, rack, *afflict, try Analogous words: *worry, annoy, harry, harass, plague, pester: distress, *trouble: *bait, badger, hector: agonize, *writhe …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • torment — [tôr′ment΄; ] for v. [ tôr ment′, tôr′ment΄] n. [OFr < L tormentum, a rack, instrument of torture, torture, pain, orig., machine for twisting or throwing < torquere, to twist, whirl around, fling: see TORT] 1. Obs. an instrument of torture… …   English World dictionary

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