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

usage: torment emotionally or mentally

2. torture, excruciate, torment, injure, wound

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


1. anguished, tormented, tortured, sorrowful (vs. joyful)

usage: experiencing intense pain especially mental pain; "an anguished conscience"; "a small tormented schoolboy"; "a tortured witness to another's humiliation"

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