tormenting

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English[edit]

Verb[edit]

tormenting

  1. present participle of torment

Adjective[edit]

tormenting ‎(comparative more tormenting, superlative most tormenting)

  1. Involving or causing torment.

Synonyms[edit]

Noun[edit]

tormenting ‎(plural tormentings)

  1. The act by which somebody is tormented.
    • 1832, Mary Brunton, Self Control (page 335)
      If Laura really entertained the hope she mentioned, she was miserably disappointed; for Lady Pelham remitted not a jot of her tormentings.