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Synonyms for inflammation
ˌɪn fləˈmeɪ ʃənin·flam·ma·tion

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. inflammation, redness, rubornoun

    a response of body tissues to injury or irritation; characterized by pain and swelling and redness and heat

    Synonyms:
    ignition, excitement, fervour, lighting, excitation, rubor, kindling, fervor, firing, redness, inflaming, red

  2. excitement, excitation, inflammation, fervor, fervournoun

    the state of being emotionally aroused and worked up

    "his face was flushed with excitement and his hands trembled"; "he tried to calm those who were in a state of extreme inflammation"

    Synonyms:
    fervor, firing, fervency, lighting, turmoil, redness, kindling, innervation, excitement, ignition, ardour, excitation, agitation, fervidness, irritation, exhilaration, fire, upheaval, hullabaloo, rubor, inflaming, fervour, ardor

  3. inflammation, inflamingnoun

    arousal to violent emotion

    Synonyms:
    ignition, excitement, fervour, lighting, excitation, rubor, kindling, fervor, firing, redness, inflaming

  4. ignition, firing, lighting, kindling, inflammationnoun

    the act of setting something on fire

    Synonyms:
    dismissal, fervor, firing, light, liberation, tinder, redness, firing off, dismission, touchwood, sack, ignition, discharge, release, excitement, spunk, sacking, excitation, ignition system, lighting, kindling, rubor, punk, inflaming, fervour, fire

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. inflammationnoun

    Synonyms:
    burning, conflagration, setting on fire

  2. inflammationnoun

    Synonyms:
    (Med.) swelling and redness

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. inflammationnoun

    Synonyms:
    phlogosis, phlegmasia

    Associated words:
    phlogistic, phlogogenous, antiphlogistic, demulcent delitescence

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "inflammation":

    ignition, flammability, swelling, inflammatory, flame

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How to use inflammation in a sentence?

  1. Mitch Prinstein:

    Our species is uniquely and remarkably attuned to our social position because many years ago we relied on each other for safety, research now reveals that social rejection activates the same regions of the brain that are known to respond to physical pain, and also expresses dormant DNA to prepare our bodies for imminent injury. Unfortunately, this response is no longer necessary, so the expression of these genes leaves us more vulnerable to viral infections and more likely to suffer from inflammation-related illnesses.

  2. Chirag Parikh:

    Almost everybody had a significant increase in the novel markers of injury, inflammation, and repair.

  3. Alex Greenwood:

    The inflammation caused him to lose his motor control and he then lost his balance and fell into the water in the enclosure and drowned.

  4. Frank Strietzel:

    If the patient will not follow the advice of the dentist, there is a risk of undetected inflammation around the implants, a dental implant is a foreign body like a prosthesis, which requires regular observation.

  5. Danielle Talenti:

    Almonds are the nut with the highest amount of vitamin E which are a certain type of antioxidant that may aid in reducing inflammation in the body and improving cognitive function.

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