Sinonimi di torture
1 (verbo )
to cause (someone) extreme physical pain, esp. to extract information, etc.Prisoners were often tortured in ancient Rome.
People responsible for abusing prisoners must be held accountable.
persecute, , ,
They have been persecuted for their beliefs.
Economic anarchy scourged the post-war world.
He was accused of sexually molesting a colleague.
He had been crucified by guilt ever since his child's death.
She has been mistreated by men in the past.
The rescued hostages said they had not been ill-treated.
He was not maltreated during his detention.
put on the rack
2 (verbo )
to cause (someone) mental anguishHe would not torture her further by arguing.
I did not want to frighten or distress her.
At times, memories returned to torment her.
‘Why didn't you tell us?’ – ‘Didn't want to worry you.’
Is anything troubling you?
It pains me to think of an animal being in distress.
a teenager racked with guilt
afflict, , ,
There are four main problems that afflict these people.
give someone grief (British, South Africa),
inflict anguish on
1 (sostantivo )
the practice of torturing a personalleged cases of torture
2 (sostantivo )
physical or mental anguishWaiting for the result was torture.
We accepted there would be agony for the remaining children.
It has caused terrible suffering to animals.
All that money brought nothing but misery.
A cry of anguish burst from her lips.
the hell of grief and lost love
Her mouth grew stiff with pain and distress.
He spent days in torment while they searched for her.
suffering and heartbreak for those close to the victims
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in the sense of abuse
to ill-treat violentlyPeople responsible for abusing prisoners must be held accountable.
in the sense of abuse
prolonged ill-treatment of or violence towards someonean investigation into alleged animal abuse
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