torment - definition and synonyms

noun 

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/ˈtɔː(r)ment/
singulartorment
pluraltorments
  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.

    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.