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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - An act causing pain or damage; The act of imposing something (as a tax or an embargo); Something or someone that causes trouble.

Usage examples (28)
  • He's not a friend, he's an infliction
  • These people all seem to have the same brain infliction.
  • This infliction occurs when you sit on your hands all day and do nothing!
  • Note "non-injurious": in other words the infliction of pain is permissible so long as there is no lasting damage. for more
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