What is Torture?

Torture definition and meaning on Dictionary terms:
the act of inflicting excruciating pain, as punishment or revenge, as a means of getting a confession or information, or for sheer cruelty.
a method of inflicting such pain.
Often tortures. the pain or suffering caused or undergone.

extreme anguish of body or mind; agony.
a cause of severe pain or anguish.

verb (used with object), tor