torment

2 ENTRIES FOUND:

torment

noun

Definition of TORMENT

1
a situation or state that causes great suffering and unhappiness <the released soldiers gave interviews trying to explain to civilians the torment that prisoners of war experience>
Antonyms heaven, paradise
2
a state of great suffering of body or mind <was in torment for weeks after he broke up with his girlfriend>
3
a source of persistent emotional distress <insomnia that was caused by a host of nighttime torments>
Related Words bĂȘte noire, bogey (also bogie or bogy), bugaboo, bugbear, hobgoblin, ogre

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