torture - definition and synonyms

 
noun [uncountable] 

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/ˈtɔː(r)tʃə(r)/
  1. 1
    extreme physical pain caused by someone or something, especially as a punishment or as a way to make someone say something

    The confession was made under torture.

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  2. 2
    informal a mentally or physically uncomfortable feeling

    A whole day without chocolate must be torture for you.