What does the word torture mean?

Usage examples for torture

  1. There was not much music in her soul, and sitting still at anything was torture. – Chicken Little Jane by Lily Munsell Ritchie
  2. He has never before felt anything like this torture. – 'O Thou, My Austria!' by Ossip Schubin
  3. Had he the right to torture her so? – The Weavers, Complete by Gilbert Parker Last Updated: March 14, 2009