extremely painful
Similar to: ↑painful
Derivationally related forms: ↑torture (for: ↑torturous)

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  • torturesome — tor·ture·some …   English syllables

  • agonizing — adj. causing agony. Opposite to {painless}. Syn: excruciating, harrowing, torturing, torturous, torturesome. [WordNet 1.5 +PJC] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • torture — torturable, adj. torturedly, adv. torturer, n. torturesome, adj. torturingly, adv. /tawr cheuhr/, n., v., tortured, torturing. n. 1. the act of inflicting excruciating pain, as punishment or revenge, as a means of getting a confession or… …   Universalium

  • racking — adj torturous, torturesome, excruciating, agonizing, scathing; severe, sharp, acute, piercing, poignant; insufferable, unbearable, unendurable, extreme, terrific; painful, abusive, harmful, hurtful, injurious; backbreaking, killing, murderous,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • excruciating — [adj] torturous, painful acute, agonizing, burning, chastening, consuming, exquisite, extreme, grueling, harrowing, insufferable, intense, piercing, punishing, racking, rending, searing, severe, sharp, shooting, stabbing, tearing, tormenting,… …   New thesaurus

  • agonising — adjective extremely painful • Syn: ↑agonizing, ↑excruciating, ↑harrowing, ↑torturing, ↑torturous, ↑torturesome • Similar to: ↑painful …   Useful english dictionary

  • agonizing — adjective extremely painful • Syn: ↑agonising, ↑excruciating, ↑harrowing, ↑torturing, ↑torturous, ↑torturesome • Similar to: ↑painful …   Useful english dictionary

  • excruciating — adjective extremely painful (Freq. 1) • Syn: ↑agonizing, ↑agonising, ↑harrowing, ↑torturing, ↑torturous, ↑torturesome • Similar to: ↑painful …   Useful english dictionary

  • harrowing — adjective extremely painful • Syn: ↑agonizing, ↑agonising, ↑excruciating, ↑torturing, ↑torturous, ↑torturesome • Similar to: ↑painful …   Useful english dictionary

  • torturing — I noun 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 it required unnatural… …   Useful english dictionary

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