[ US /ˈtɔɹˌtʃuəs/ ]
[ UK /tˈɔːt‍ʃəɹəs/ ]
  1. extremely painful
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How To Use torturous In A Sentence

  • And while this particular statement may lack the torturous semantics of its predecessors, it still adds up to in-your-face guff.
  • MGM (Male Genital Mutilation) is a cruel, painful, mutilating, torturous, violative act without valid medical benefit that not only contravenes the UN Charter but also violates every principle of human kindness and medical ethics in every civilized country in the world. The First Cut | Her Bad Mother
  • It was a bid to create a fuzzy feeling about the pairing, attempting to make it look like theirs hasn't just been a torturous marriage of convenience.
  • This is a torturous, agonizing way to kill someone.
  • Instant petrification or slow and gory torturous death? Thoughts on Narnia
  • Tempos run from a zillion beats per minute to a slow, torturous grind.
  • It is a hard slog, that is trying at the best of times and wrenching and torturous and terrifying most of the time.
  • These torturous cruelties happen every day and night, also just like I said.
  • Being locked up for protracted periods with only your own thoughts for company can become torturous.
  • Endure that torturous progression fifty times, and you've made it one year.
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