Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Tortured; agonized; distorted: occasionally used in the United States as a euphemism for damned: as, not a tormented cent.
- v. Simple past tense and past participle of torment.
- adj. experiencing intense pain especially mental pain
- adj. tormented or harassed by nightmares or unreasonable fears
“Bradford, however, had a void in her life that she tried to fill with anything she could find, resulting in what she described as a tormented lifestyle.”
“Broderick's Shaw engaged in tormented arguments with his conscience and several times had to over-ride it.”
“Jamal Mashburn again tormented his former team and fans, trading barbs with Tim Hardaway and Dan Majerle, sticking out his tongue at hecklers in the crowd and scoring 22 points.”
“Again tormented to the very end by the veteran Bucks, Orlando blew a 14-point lead in the final five minutes of regulation, but rode a heroic effort from Tracy McGrady in overtime for a 121-116 victory that was equal parts stunning and exhilarating for the sellout crowd at TD Waterhouse Centre.”
“The word tormented them, and they are glad they are freed from it.”
“That sword tormented him beyond measure, brought him an intolerable horror of suffering in woman, the very thought of which scattered his pious submissiveness to the winds.”
“But they're not as well known as the tormented characters that I've done.”
“But that dilemma tormented another New York family whose wealthy mother was terminally ill in December.”
“NEW HAVEN, Conn. & mdash; A Connecticut man who said he was "tormented" by his crimes was sentenced to death on Thursday for the killings of a woman and her two daughters in a gruesome 2007 home invasion.”
“And it describes the kind of tormented legacy of the last novel that he wrote and never finished, that was called "The Original of Laura.”
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