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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Torture (0.01165 detik)
Found 4 items, similar to Torture.
English → Indonesian (Kamus Landak) Definition: torture menyiksa
English → Indonesian (quick) Definition: torture menganiaya, menyiksa, sikatan
English → English (WordNet) Definition: torture torture v 1: torment emotionally or mentally [syn: torment, excruciate, rack] 2: subject to torture; “The sinners will be tormented in Hell, according to the Bible” [syn: excruciate, torment] torture n 1: extreme mental distress [syn: anguish, torment] 2: unbearable physical pain [syn: torment] 3: intense feelings of suffering; acute mental or physical pain; “an agony of doubt”; “the torments of the damned” [syn: agony, torment] 4: the act of distorting something so it seems to mean something it was not intended to mean [syn: distortion, overrefinement, straining, twisting] 5: the act of torturing someone; “it required unnatural torturing to extract a confession” [syn: torturing]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Torture Torture \Tor"ture\ (t[^o]r"t[-u]r; 135), n. [F., fr. L. tortura, fr. torquere, tortum, to twist, rack, torture; probably akin to Gr. tre`pein to turn, G. drechseln to turn on a lathe, and perhaps to E. queer. Cf. Contort, Distort, Extort, Retort, Tart, n., Torch, Torment, Tortion, Tort, Trope.] 1. Extreme pain; anguish of body or mind; pang; agony; torment; as, torture of mind. --Shak. [1913 Webster] Ghastly spasm or racking torture. --Milton. [1913 Webster] 2. Especially, severe pain inflicted judicially, either as punishment for a crime, or for the purpose of extorting a confession from an accused person, as by water or fire, by the boot or thumbkin, or by the rack or wheel. [1913 Webster] 3. The act or process of torturing. [1913 Webster] Torture, which had always been deciared illegal, and which had recently been declared illegal even by the servile judges of that age, was inflicted for the last time in England in the month of May, 1640. --Macaulay. [1913 Webster]

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