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Adjective: tormented  tor'men-tid
  1. Experiencing intense pain especially mental pain
    "a small tormented schoolboy";
    - anguished, tortured
     
  2. Tormented or harassed by nightmares or unreasonable fears
    "tormented...by visions of an imminent heaven or hell upon earth";
    - hag-ridden, hagridden
Verb: torment  tor'ment
  1. Torment emotionally or mentally
    - torture, excruciate, rack
     
  2. Harass persistently in cruel or annoying way
    "The children tormented the stuttering teacher";
    - rag, bedevil, crucify, dun, frustrate
     
  3. Subject to torture
    "The sinners will be tormented in Hell, according to the Bible";
    - torture, excruciate

See also: sorrowful, troubled

Type of: anguish, beset, chevvy [non-standard], chevy, chivvy, chivy, harass, harry, hassle, hurt, injure, molest, pain, plague, provoke, wound

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