Noun(1) extreme mental distress(2) unbearable physical pain(3) intense feelings of suffering; acute mental or physical pain(4) the act of distorting something so it seems to mean something it was not intended to mean(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
Verb(1) torment emotionally or mentally(2) subject to torture
(1) Other punishment practices include torture , often in front of family members, and execution.(2) It also increases the incidence of false confessions by placing the detainee in a situation where he or she may experience physical or mental torture , or serious ill-treatment.(3) Even during the last mile I felt I had a lot more in me, though I can only imagine the pain and the mental torture of doing the whole thing again.(4) There are treaty obligations, Clement replied, and there is the threat of court martial for people in the military who torture enemies contrary to the law.(5) Many people who have had to flee their homelands will have suffered physical or mental torture .(6) ├ö├ç├┐We see asylum seekers every day who tell us the most harrowing tales of the mental and physical torture and trauma they've suffered,├ö├ç├û she said.(7) The eradication of the practice of torture was one of the major challenges undertaken by the United Nations.(8) But this can only be done at the expense of human rights, as can be seen in the systematic torture inflicted on political detainees.(9) So why do we still torture ourselves with constant obsessing about weight and appearance and dress sizes?(10) Had she been so jumpy and frightened in the empty black school that her mind invented the noise as a way to torture her even more?(11) confessions extracted under torture(12) Nothing short of physical torture and mental agony awaits, and it's all self-inflicted.(13) The insurgency has led police to abuse detainees, using torture as punishment or to extract confessions, the report said.(14) Similarly, Article 1 of the 1984 Convention on Torture prohibits torture when it is among other things intentionally inflicted.(15) Further back there were booths where one could be alone and torture the mind with alcohol.(16) When you get arrested, you are forced by beatings, torture and threats to confess to crimes you didn't commit.
(1) to torture :: til tortur
1. infliction of pain ::
påførelse af smerte
2. torment ::
3. distortion ::
5. agony ::
6. inflict pain on ::
påføre smerte på
7. torment ::
1. heaven ::
2. paradise ::
torture, tortured, tortures, torturing
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They'll TORTURE you.
Westworld Season 2, Episode 7
Must have been TORTURE following that
stupid boy all over the country.
Game of Thrones Season 3, Episode 10
If Theon tracks us here, he'll TORTURE them
until he finds out where we are.
Game of Thrones Season 2, Episode 7
seems like, almost,
the worst bit of TORTURE
Westworld Season 3, Episode 8
But TORTURE, TORTURE.
Game of Thrones Season 4, Episode 1
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