English translation of यातना
यातनाPowered by COBUILD /yatana/
Definitions and Translations
nf/yatana, yAtanA, yaatanaa, yātanā, yatna, yAtnA, yaatnaa, yātnā/
1. affliction variable noun
An affliction is something which causes suffering. [formal] ⇒ Loneliness is a dreadful affliction.
2. suffering variable noun
Suffering is serious pain which someone feels in their body or their mind. ⇒ He wanted to die in order to put an end to his suffering.
3. torment variable noun /ˈtɔːment ˈटॉमेन्ट्/
Torment is extreme suffering, usually mental suffering. ⇒ He spent years in torment going from one psychiatrist to another. ⇒ ...the torments of being a writer.
4. torture transitive verb, variable noun
If someone is tortured, or if they are subjected to torture, another person deliberately causes them great pain, in order to punish them or make them reveal information. ⇒ Many died under torture, others committed suicide. ⇒ Prisoners continue to be tortured.
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Translation of यातना from the Collins Hindi to English Dictionary