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Torture (IPA: /ˈtɔɹtʃɝ/)


Torture (n.)

Extreme pain; anguish of body or mind; pang; agony; torment; as, torture of mind.

Torture (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.

Torture (n.)

The act or process of torturing.

Torture (v. t.)

To put to torture; to pain extremely; to harass; to vex.

Torture (v. t.)

To punish with torture; to put to the rack; as, to torture an accused person.

Torture (v. t.)

To wrest from the proper meaning; to distort.

Torture (v. t.)

To keep on the stretch, as a bow.

Torture

Intentional infliction of physical or mental suffering upon a person or an animal

Torture

Album by Cannibal Corpse

Torture

1984 song by The Jacksons

Torture

2006 film

Torture

Scientific journal

Torture Synonyms

Agony, Torment

Torture Synonyms

Anguish, Torment

Torture Synonyms

Overrefinement, Twisting, Distortion, Straining

Torture Synonyms

Torment

Torture Synonyms

Torturing

Torture Synonyms

Excruciate, Torment

Torture Synonyms

Rack, Excruciate, Torment

Torture Rhymes


Porcher, Scorcher, Torture



Spanish Translation

Torture in Spanish is Tortura

Tagalog Translation

Torture in Tagalog is Lakas Na Paghihirap

Example Sentence (Quote)

" All art is solitary and the studio is a torture area." - Art

Example Sentence (Quote)

" And torture one poor word ten thousand ways." - John Dryden

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Believe me Delmar, woman is the most fiendish instrument of torture ever devised to bedevil the days of man." - Women

Example Sentence (Quote)

"If you torture words enough, they'll confess to anything." - Anu Garg

Example Sentence (Quote)

"It is inexcusable for scientists to torture animals; let them make their experiments on journalists and politicians." - Henrik Ibsen


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