Excruciation - definition, transcription

Amer.  |ɪkˌskruːʃiːˈeɪʃən|
Brit.  |ɪksˌkruːʃɪˈeɪʃən|

noun

- a state of acute pain (syn: agony, suffering)
- the infliction of extremely painful punishment or suffering (syn: crucifixion)

Examples

...she has long been excruciated by a persistent pain in her knee...

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