Definitions For Torture


  • 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
  • The act of distorting something so it seems to mean something it was not intended to mean
  • Intense feelings of suffering; acute mental or physical pain
  • Extreme mental distress
  • Unbearable physical pain
  • The act of causing severe physical pain as a form of punishment or as a way to force someone to do or say something
  • Something that causes mental or physical suffering : a very painful or unpleasant experience


  • Subject to torture
  • Torment emotionally or mentally
  • To cause (someone) to experience severe physical pain especially as a form of punishment or to force that person to do or say something
  • To cause (someone) to feel very worried, unhappy, etc.

Is Torture a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

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Words with Friends

The word Torture is worth 7 points in Scrabble and 8 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Torture in a Sentence

  • Waiting is just torture for me.
  • Listening to him can be torture.
  • The report revealed that prisoners had been repeatedly tortured.
  • Don't torture yourself over the mistake.

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Antonyms for Torture

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