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noun British English pronunciation: torment /ˈtɔː(r)ment/ 
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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.

    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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