tormented
Torment Tor*ment", v. t. [imp. & p. p. {tormented}; p. pr. & vb. n. {tormenting}.] [OF. tormenter, F. tourmenter.] 1. To put to extreme pain or anguish; to inflict excruciating misery upon, either of body or mind; to torture. `` Art thou come hither to torment us before our time? '' --Matt. viii. 29. [1913 Webster]

2. To pain; to distress; to afflict. [1913 Webster]

Lord, my servant lieth at home sick of the palsy, grievously tormented. --Matt. viii. 6. [1913 Webster]

3. To tease; to vex; to harass; as, to be tormented with importunities, or with petty annoyances. [Colloq.] [1913 Webster]

4. To put into great agitation. [R.] ``[They], soaring on main wing, tormented all the air.'' --Milton. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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