toggle menu
menu
vocabulary
1000+ books
Go to Book

torment
used in Heart of Darkness

3 uses
(click/touch triangles for details)
Definition to cause or to experience great mental or physical suffering
  • Don't you know the devilry of lingering starvation, its exasperating torment, its black thoughts, its somber and brooding ferocity?
    Chapter 2 (46% in)
  • This clearly was not a case for fisticuffs, even apart from the very natural aversion I had to beat that Shadow—this wandering and tormented thing.
    Chapter 3 (49% in)
  • I remembered his abject pleading, his abject threats, the colossal scale of his vile desires, the meanness, the torment, the tempestuous anguish of his soul.
    Chapter 3 (84% in)

There are no more uses of "torment" in Heart of Darkness.

Typical Usage  (best examples)
Dictionary / pronunciation — Vocabulary.com®Dictionary / synonyms — Google®Dictionary list — Onelook.com®