Definition of Tormenting

1. a. Causing torment; as, a tormenting dream.



Definition of Tormenting

1. Verb. (present participle of torment) ¹

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Definition of Tormenting

1. torment [v] - See also: torment

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tormenting

torinaoshi
torit
torive
torlike
torma
tormas
torment
tormenta
tormented
tormentedly
tormenter
tormenters
tormentful
tormentil
tormentils
tormenting (current term)
tormentingly
tormentise
tormentor
tormentors
tormentour
tormentours
tormentress
tormentresses
tormentries
tormentrix
tormentry
torments
tormentum
tormina

Literary usage of Tormenting

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1. The Novels of Jane Austen by Jane Austen, Reginald Brimley Johnson (1892)
""—Those were the IJ words; in them lay the tormenting ideas which Emma could not get rid of, and which constituted the real misery of the business to her. ..."

2. Cyclopaedia of English Literature: A Selection of the Choicest Productions by Robert Chambers (1847)
"Thus do we rise ill sight» to see, And 'gainst ourselves to prophecy ; When the prophetic fear of things A more tormenting mischief brings, ..."

3. New English and Italian Pronouncing and Explanatory Dictionary by John Millhouse, Ferdinando Bracciforti (1889)
"... ím. act of tormenting Tormentare, va. 1. to torment, torture, rex, ... cruelly Tormentoso, -a, a. tormenting, ..."

4. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1829)
"... Thou in beholding my tormenting woe—And I, in gazing on thy lovely eyes. THE SONNET. From the Spanish of Lope de Vega, Behold ! while joking, ..."

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