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KK Pronunciation

〔 ˋtɒrtʃZ 〕


〔 ˊtɒːtʃә 〕

Overview of noun torture

The noun torture has 5 senses

  • anguish, torment, torture -- (extreme mental distress)

  • torture, torment -- (unbearable physical pain)

  • agony, torment, torture -- (intense feelings of suffering; acute mental or physical pain; "an agony of doubt"; "the torments of the damned")

  • distortion, overrefinement, straining, torture, twisting -- (the act of distorting something so it seems to mean something it was not intended to mean)

  • torture, torturing -- (the deliberate, systematic, or wanton infliction of physical or mental suffering by one or more persons in an attempt to force another person to yield information or to make a confession or for any other reason; "it required unnatural torturing to extract a confession")

Overview of verb torture

The verb torture has 2 senses