TORTURE MEANING IN ENGLISH

• Torture Definition & Synonyms

  1. (n.) Extreme pain; anguish of body or mind; pang; agony; torment; as, torture of mind.
  2. (v. t.) To keep on the stretch, as a bow.
  3. (v. t.) To put to torture; to pain extremely; to harass; to vex.
  4. (v. t.) To punish with torture; to put to the rack; as, to torture an accused person.
  5. (v. t.) To wrest from the proper meaning; to distort.
  6. (n.) The act or process of torturing.
  7. (n.) Especially, severe pain inflicted judicially, either as punishment for a crime, or for the purpose of extorting a confession from an accused person, as by water or fire, by the boot or thumbkin, or by the rack or wheel.


Synonyms:
Agony, Anguish, Distortion, Excruciate, Overrefinement, Rack, Straining, Torment, Twisting,

• Tortured Definition & Synonyms

  1. (imp. & p. p.) of Torture


Synonyms:
tormented,

• Torturer Definition & Synonyms

  1. (n.) One who tortures; a tormentor.


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