Definition of Tormented

1. Adjective. Experiencing intense pain especially mental pain. "A tortured witness to another's humiliation"

Exact synonyms: Anguished, Tortured
Similar to: Sorrowful



2. Adjective. Tormented or harassed by nightmares or unreasonable fears. "Hagridden...by visions of an imminent heaven or hell upon earth"
Exact synonyms: Hag-ridden, Hagridden
Similar to: Troubled

Definition of Tormented

1. Verb. (past of torment) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Tormented

1. torment [v] - See also: torment

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tormented

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torics
tories
torii
torikumi
torikumi-hyo
torilto
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torit
torive
torlike
torma
tormas
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tormenta
tormented (current term)
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tormentors
tormentour
tormentours
tormentress

Literary usage of Tormented

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1. Notes, Explanatory and Practical, on the Book of Revelation by Albert Barnes (1852)
"5 And to them it was given that they should not kill them, but that they should be tormented five friends of God. It may here refer, however, ..."

2. The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire by Edward Gibbon (1826)
"In this calm retreat, and in their helpless condition, Nicephorus and his brothers were tormented by the thirst of power, and tempted by a ..."

3. Chronological History of the West Indies by Thomas Southey (1827)
"Let them stay then where they are, and tormented by their well-deserved misery, and the frowns of the just men they have too long mocked at, let them still ..."

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