Definition of tormented in US English:

tormented

adjective

  • Experiencing or characterized by severe physical or mental suffering.

    ‘he is a tormented genius’
    ‘her tormented past’
    • ‘We learn of his tormented childhood.’
    • ‘She is caught in a loop, doomed to repeat her lonely, tormented existence day after day.’
    • ‘Her gentle touch soothes his tormented soul.’
    • ‘Every day he wakes up to an increasingly tormented family.’
    • ‘The experts explain her behavior as due to her tormented abusive past.’

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