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tormented is pronounced in three syllables

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An example use of tormented in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… uh i probably unnecessarily tormented my …”

meanings of tormented


  1. Damned; accursed.
  2. Miserable or anguished, especially with anxiety or guilt.


  1. Simple past tense and past participle of torment.

tormented frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word tormented occurs in english on average 2.6 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics tormented can be related to

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1) people, society, and culture;

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