excruciation

Definitions of excruciation
1

n a state of acute pain

Synonyms:
agony, suffering
Types:
throe
severe spasm of pain
Passion, Passion of Christ
the suffering of Jesus at the Crucifixion
Type of:
hurting, pain
a symptom of some physical hurt or disorder

n the infliction of extremely painful punishment or suffering

Synonyms:
crucifixion
Type of:
torture, torturing
the deliberate, systematic, or wanton infliction of physical or mental suffering by one or more persons in an attempt to force another person to yield information or to make a confession or for any other reason

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