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Princeton's WordNet

  1. anguished, tormented, torturedadjective

    experiencing intense pain especially mental pain

    "an anguished conscience"; "a small tormented schoolboy"; "a tortured witness to another's humiliation"

    tortured, anguished, hagridden, hag-ridden

    untroubled, joyful

  2. hag-ridden, hagridden, tormentedadjective

    tormented or harassed by nightmares or unreasonable fears

    "hagridden...by visions of an imminent heaven or hell upon earth"- C.S.Lewis

    hagridden, anguished, hag-ridden, tortured

    untroubled, joyful

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "tormented":

    plagued, long-suffering, tortured, troubled, haunted, stormy

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  1. Ben Carson:

    It's really unfair that people can't get a real hearing, and they get put on a list and nobody can tell them why they're there, and they go through for years and years and they have to be tormented. It just doesn't make any sense.

  2. anon:

    Silence encourages the tormentors not the tormented

  3. James Baldwin:

    You think your pains and heartbreaks are unprecedented in the history of the world, but then you read. It was books that taught me that the things that tormented me were the very things that connected me with all the people who were alive, or who have ever been alive.

  4. Ron Johnson:

    This would have been far better off if we would've just taken care of this behind the scenes, this never would've been exposed, that funding would've been restored and our relationship with Ukraine would've been far better off than it is today... I'm sympathetic with President Trump as he's been tormented( since) the day after the election.

  5. Gabriela Tagliavini:

    There was a message in the story and why the rape needed to be there… but maybe the scene could have been left out, as tormented as the male character was.

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