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  • Included in Eastons: Yes
  • Included in Hitchcocks: No
  • Included in Naves: No
  • Included in Smiths: No
  • Included in Websters: Yes
  • Included in Strongs: Yes
  • Included in Thayers: Yes
  • Included in BDB: No

Strongs Concordance:

Easton's Bible Dictionary

Gr. basanos (Matthew 4:24), the "touch-stone" of justice; hence inquisition by torture, and then any disease which racks and tortures the limbs.

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

TOR'MENT, noun [Latin tormentum.; torqueo, torno; Eng. tour; that is, from twisting, straining.]

1. Extreme pain; anguish; the utmost degree of misery, either of body or mind.

The more I see

Pleasure about me, so much I feel

Torment within me.

Lest they also come into this place of torment Luke 16:28. Revelation 9:5. 14.

2. That which gives pain, vexation or misery.

They brought to him all sick people that were taken with divers diseases and torments. Matthew 4:24.

3. An engine for casting stones.

TORMENT', verb transitive To put to extreme pain or anguish; to inflict excruciating pain and misery, either of body or mind.

Art thou come hither to torment us before the time? Matthew 8:29.

He shall be tormented with fire and brimstone. Revelation 14:11.

1. To pain; to distress.

Lord, my servant lieth at home sick of the palsy, grievously tormented. Matthew 8:29.

2. To tease; to vex; to harass; as, to be tormented with importunities, or with petty annoyances.

3. To put into great agitation.

They soaring on main wing

Tormented all the air. [Unusual.]

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

TORMENT'ED, participle passive Painted to extremity; teased; harassed.

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

TORMENT'IL, noun A genus of plants, the septfoil. The root is used in medicines as a powerful astringent, and for alleviating gripes or tormina, whence its name.

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

TORMENT'ING, participle present tense Paining to an extreme degree; inflicting severe distress and anguish; teasing; vexing.

TORMENT'ING, noun In agriculture, an imperfect sort of horse-hoeing.

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

TORMENT'OR, noun He or that which torments; one who inflicts penal anguish or tortures.

1. In agriculture, an instrument for reducing a stiff soil.

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