Synonyms of torment


1. torture, torment, pain, hurting

usage: unbearable physical pain

2. anguish, torment, torture, distress, hurt, suffering

usage: extreme mental distress

3. agony, torment, torture, suffering, hurt

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

4. harassment, torment, annoyance, chafe, vexation

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

5. curse, torment, affliction

usage: a severe affliction

6. badgering, worrying, torment, bedevilment, harassment, molestation

usage: the act of harassing someone


1. torment, torture, excruciate, rack, pain, anguish, hurt

usage: torment emotionally or mentally

2. torment, rag, bedevil, crucify, dun, frustrate, harass, hassle, harry, chivy, chivvy, chevy, chevvy, beset, plague, molest, provoke

usage: treat cruelly; "The children tormented the stuttering teacher"

3. torture, excruciate, torment, injure, wound

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

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Definition and meaning of torment (Dictionary)