Definition of TORTURE

noun : TORTURE

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 3. (

    ) intense feelings of suffering; acute mental or physical pain; "an agony of doubt"; "the torments of the damned" ;

  • 5. (

    ) the deliberate, systematic, or wanton infliction of physical or mental suffering by one or more persons in an attempt to force another person to yield information or to make a confession or for any other reason; "it required unnatural torturing to extract a confession" ;

verb : TORTURE

Source: WordNet 3.1

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