Synonyms for (adjective) tormented

Synonyms: tormented, tortured, anguished

Definition: experiencing intense pain especially mental pain

Usage: an anguished conscience; a small tormented schoolboy; a tortured witness to another's humiliation

Similar words: sorrowful

Definition: experiencing or marked by or expressing sorrow especially that associated with irreparable loss

Usage: sorrowful widows; a sorrowful tale of death and despair; sorrowful news; even in laughter the heart is sorrowful- Proverbs 14:13


Synonyms: tormented, hag-ridden, hagridden

Definition: tormented or harassed by nightmares or unreasonable fears

Usage: hagridden...by visions of an imminent heaven or hell upon earth- C.S.Lewis

Similar words: troubled

Definition: characterized by or indicative of distress or affliction or danger or need

Usage: troubled areas; fell into a troubled sleep; a troubled expression; troubled teenagers