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noun torment pronunciation in American English /ˈtɔrˌment/ 
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singulartorment
pluraltorments

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  1. [countable/uncountable] severe physical or mental pain that someone suffers, often caused deliberately by someone else

    Her eyes revealed the torment in her mind.

    The prisoners would soon suffer worse torments.

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    1. a.
      [countable] [usually singular] someone or something that makes you suffer severe physical or mental pain

      Just living in the same house with him was a torment.

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