Engelsk-Norsk oversettelse av torture

Oversettelse av ordet torture fra engelsk til norsk, med synonymer, antonymer, verbbøying, uttale, anagrammer og eksempler på bruk.

torture på norsk

physical activitysubst. tortur [u]
  emotional conditionsubst. vonde følelser [u], kval [n], tortur [u], lidende [n]
  physicalverb torturere, pine, plage
Synonymer for torture
Avledede ord av torture
Eksempler med oversettelse
Since Tom arrived at Guantanamo Bay he has been exposed to different forms of torture: sleep deprivation, sensory deprivation, extreme temperatures, prolonged isolation, lack of sunlight and limited health care.
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Definisjoner av torture
1. torture - 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; "it required unnatural torturing to extract a confession"
  persecution the act of persecuting (especially on the basis of race or religion)
  falanga, bastinado a form of torture in which the soles of the feet are beaten with whips or cudgels
  boot a form of foot torture in which the feet are encased in iron and slowly crushed
  burning the act of burning something; "the burning of leaves was prohibited by a town ordinance"
  excruciation, crucifixion the infliction of extremely painful punishment or suffering
  genital torture blunt or penetrating trauma or rape (vaginal or anal)
  judicial torture torture that is sanctioned by the state and executed by duly accredited officials; "the English renounced judicial torture in 1640"
  kia quen a form of foot torture used by the Chinese in which the victim's foot was placed between three pieces of bamboo and systematically squeezed
  kittee a form of torture used by American Indians in which sensitive parts of the body were squeezed between two boards until the victim could bear no more
  nail pulling, nail removal a form of torture in which the fingernails or toenails are removed
  piquet, picket a card game for two players using a reduced pack of 32 cards
  prolonged interrogation a form of psychological torture inflicted by questioning the victim for hours
  rack a rapid gait of a horse in which each foot strikes the ground separately
  sensory deprivation a form of psychological torture inflicted by depriving the victim of all sensory input
  sleep deprivation a form of psychological torture inflicted by depriving the victim of sleep
  strapado, strappado a form of torture in which the hands are tied behind a person's back and they are lifted off the ground by a rope tied to their wrists, then allowed to drop until their fall is checked with a jerk by the rope
  electric shock a reflex response to the passage of electric current through the body; "subjects received a small electric shock when they made the wrong response"; "electricians get accustomed to occasional shocks"
  dismemberment, taking apart the removal of limbs; being cut to pieces
2. torture - unbearable physical pain
  hurting, pain a somatic sensation of acute discomfort; "as the intensity increased the sensation changed from tickle to pain"
1. torture - subject to torture; "The sinners will be tormented in Hell, according to the Bible"
  excruciate, torment
  wound, injure cause injuries or bodily harm to
  rack torture on the rack
  martyrise, martyrize, martyr torture and torment like a martyr
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Torture, according to the United Nations Convention Against Torture, is: ... any act by which severe pain or suffering, whether physical or mental, is intentionally inflicted on a person for such purposes as obtaining from him, or a third person, information or a confession, punishing him for an act he or a third person has committed or is suspected of having committed, or intimidating or coercing him or a third person, or for any reason based on discrimination of any kind, when such pain or suffering is inflicted by or at the instigation of or with the consent or acquiescence of a public official or other person acting in an official capacity. It does not include pain or suffering arising only from, inherent in, or incidental to, lawful sanctions.

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