Self-torture Self`-tor"ture, n. The act of inflicting pain on one's self; pain inflicted on one's self. [1913 Webster]

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  • self-torture — [self′tôr′chər] n. any mental or physical distress inflicted by oneself upon oneself …   English World dictionary

  • self-torture — self′ tor′ture n …   From formal English to slang

  • self-torture — /sɛlf ˈtɔtʃə/ (say self tawchuh) noun torture of oneself …   Australian English dictionary

  • self-torture — n. * * * …   Universalium

  • self-torture — causing oneself to suffer …   English contemporary dictionary

  • self-torture — n. the inflicting of pain, esp. mental, on oneself …   Useful english dictionary

  • self-torment — noun self imposed distress • Syn: ↑self torture • Hypernyms: ↑distress, ↑hurt, ↑suffering …   Useful english dictionary

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