Definitions and translations for "torment"

Definition of torment

Pronunciation
Noun
1. A catapult or other kind of war-engine.
2. Torture, originally as inflicted by an instrument of torture.
3. Any extreme pain, anguish or misery, either physical or mental.
He was bitter from the torments of the divorce system.
Verb
4. To cause severe suffering to (stronger than to vex but weaker than to torture.)
The child tormented the flies by pulling their wings off.
© Wordnet 3.1 & Wiktionary - Combined dictionary for best results.

English - English - torment

Pronunciation
n. torture, pain, suffering, anguish
v. torture, agonize, persecute

English - Spanish - torment

Pronunciation
s. tormento, congoja, dolor, fustigación, martirio, mortificación, suplicio, tortura, tribulación
v. atormentar, acribillar, angustiar, atenazar, causar tormento, martirizar, mortificar, poner en la picota, torturar; ser atormentador

English - French - torment

Pronunciation
n. tourment, torture, supplice; douleur, souffrance
v. tourmenter, torturer, persécuter

English - German - torment

Pronunciation
n. Schmerz, Leiden, Qualen
v. schmerzen, quälen

English - Indonesian - torment

Pronunciation
n. siksa, kesakitan, kesengsaraan, azab, penyiksaan, penganiayaan
v. menyiksa, mengazab, menyengsarakan, membosankan, menjemukan

English - Italian - torment

Pronunciation
s. tormento, tortura, strazio, pena; patimento, sofferenza, agonia; croce
v. tormentare, torturare, martoriare, affliggere; infastidire, molestare

English - Polish - torment

Pronunciation
v. dręczyć, namęczyć, torturować, drążyć, pastwić się, bestwić się nad kimś, gryźć, nękać, znęcać się, cierpieć
n. męka, męczarnia, udręka, dręczenie, udręczenie, cierpienie, tortura, znękanie, kaźń

English - Portuguese - torment

Pronunciation
s. tormenta, dor, sofrimento, privação
v. atormentar

English - Romanian - torment

Pronunciation
v. chinui, canoni, fierbe, martiriza, frământa, mânca, munci, obseda, apăsa, omorî, seca
n. agonie, tortură, caznă, chin, supliciu, canon

English - Russian - torment

Pronunciation
с. мучение, мука (страдание), источник мучений
г. мучить, причинять боль, досаждать, раздражать, изводить, промучить

English - Turkish - torment

Pronunciation
f. eziyet etmek, işkence etmek, acı çektirmek
i. eziyet, azap, cefa, işkence

English - Ukrainian - torment

Pronunciation
n. страждання, катування
v. мучити, катувати, варудити, докучати, знущатися, намучити, нуждати, терзати

English - Dutch - torment

Pronunciation
zn. pijn, leed, smart, hevige pijn
ww. pijn doen; martelen

English - Greek - torment

Pronunciation
ουσ. βάσανος, βασανιστήριο, βάσανο
ρήμ. βασανίζω

English - Arabic - torment

Pronunciation
‏عذاب، تعذيب‏
‏عذب، عاش في عذاب، أقلق، ضايق، أزعج، تعذب، ناوش، شوه‏

English - Chinese - torment

Pronunciation
(名) 痛苦; 痛苦的根源; 苦恼
(动) 使痛苦, 折磨; 纠缠; 烦扰; 作弄

English - Chinese - torment

Pronunciation
(名) 痛苦; 痛苦的根源; 苦惱
(動) 使痛苦, 折磨; 糾纏; 煩擾; 作弄

English - Hindi - torment

Pronunciation
n. कष्ट, दुःख, यातना
v. सताना, कष्ट पहुंचाना, सालना, तड़पाना, यातनाएं देना

English - Japanese - torment

Pronunciation
(動) 苦しめる; 悩ます
(名) 激痛; 苦痛の原因

English - Korean - torment

Pronunciation
명. 고통, 괴롭힘, 고문
동. 괴롭히다, 고문하다, 고통을 주다

English - Vietnamese - torment

Pronunciation
n. nổi đau khổ, nổi thống khổ, mối đau khổ
v. làm khổ, đau đớn
Share this page
Dictionary Extension
Synonyms for torment
1. torture: annoy, abuse, distress, harry, vex, afflict, agonise, agonize
2. agony: anguish, suffering, misery, distress, torture
3. annoy: harass, irritate, pester, plague, provoke, tease, trouble
Verb forms for torment
Present participle: tormenting
Present: torment (3.person: torments)
Past: tormented
Future: will torment
Present conditional: would torment
Present Perfect: have tormented (3.person: has tormented)
Past Perfect: had tormented
Future Perfect: will have tormented
Past conditional: would have tormented