Torture Meaning and Definition


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Torture meaning

Word: Torture

How to pronounce: ˈtɔːʧə

Noun

Definitions:

1. The action or practice of inflicting severe pain or suffering on someone as a punishment or in order to force them to do or say something.

Example sentences: "The torture of political prisoners"

Transitive verb

Definitions:

1. Inflict severe pain or suffering on.

Example sentences: "Most of the victims had been brutally tortured"


Synonyms:

torment

plague

rack

martyrdom

curse

excruciate

agonize

bedevil

persecute

excruciating

ordeal

misery

waterboarding

affliction

tribulation

agony

anguish

distress

murder


Derivations:

torturing

tortured

torturous

torturer


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Torture in Other Languages...

Spanish: Tortura

German: Folter

French: Torture

Italian: Tortura

Turkish: Işkence


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