Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Torment"

The meaning of "Torment" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does torment mean?
A: It means to taunt or mock.
Q: What does torment mean?
A: (Noun) Torment = Agony
(Verb) Torment = To torture

Example sentences using "Torment"

Q: Please show me example sentences with torment.
A: - Are you doing this just to torment me?
- Quit tormenting your younger brother!
- I was tormented for weeks because of my haircut.
- He received nothing but torment for trying to be himself.
Q: Please show me example sentences with torment.
A: Noun:
"The deaths of his grandparents left the family in a torment."
"The torment of his nightmares created dark circles around his eyes."
"The long journey across the border must've been a torment."

Verb:
"Neighborhood children torment the dog for its lame leg."
"He had never been tormented by such dark emotions."
"She tormented the two out of boredom."

Daily expressions...not too sure on them, as I don't use or hear torment being used on a daily basis. You hear the word more in stories with jealous villains or some surging emotion in a character.

Synonyms of "Torment" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between torment and torture ?
A: thank you! it makes sense now :)
Q: What is the difference between torment and torture ?
A: Torture is when someone deliberately and actively inflicts mental or physical pain on someone. Often with a purpose.
Q: What is the difference between torment and torture ?
A: ummmmmmmmm so torture doesnt necessarily have to be something physical!?

Other questions about "Torment"

Q: He wants to be freed from his torment which is that he can't express himself. does this sound natural?
A: He wants to be freed/free from his/the torment of not being able to express himself.

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