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Meaning of EXCRUCIATION

Pronunciation:  ik`skrooshee'eyshun

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  the infliction of extremely painful punishment or suffering
  2. [n]  a state of acute pain
 

EXCRUCIATION is a 12 letter word that starts with E.

 

 Synonyms: agony, crucifixion, suffering
 
 See Also: hurting, pain, Passion, throe, torture, torturing

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Ex*cru`ci*a"tion\n. [L. excruciatio.]
The act of inflicting agonizing pain, or the state of being
thus afflicted; that which excruciates; torture. --Feltham.

 

 

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