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Synonyms for infliction
ɪnˈflɪk ʃən

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. imposition, infliction(noun)

    the act of imposing something (as a tax or an embargo)

    Synonyms:
    pain, botheration, annoyance, pain in the neck, pain in the ass, imposition, bother

  2. infliction(noun)

    an act causing pain or damage

    Synonyms:
    pain in the ass, botheration, pain, bother, annoyance, imposition, pain in the neck

  3. annoyance, bother, botheration, pain, infliction, pain in the neck, pain in the ass(noun)

    something or someone that causes trouble; a source of unhappiness

    "washing dishes was a nuisance before we got a dish washer"; "a bit of a bother"; "he's not a friend, he's an infliction"

    Synonyms:
    aggravator, annoying, painful sensation, hurting, painfulness, botheration, pain in the ass, pain sensation, chafe, hassle, bother, irritation, fuss, pain, trouble, imposition, vexation, annoyance, nuisance, pain in the neck

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. infliction

    Synonyms:
    grievance, trouble, nuisance

    Antonyms:
    gratification, pleasure, accommodation, sparing, remission, condonation

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. infliction(n.)

    Synonyms:
    inflicting, imposition

  2. infliction(n.)

    Synonyms:
    punishment, judgment

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "infliction":

    imposition, provocation

How to pronounce infliction?

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Words popularity by usage frequency

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#1938pain
#3124trouble
#9416annoying
#9936bother
#12207hassle
#15501grievance
#18131irritation
#18349nuisance
#19017hurting
#20106imposition
#20976fuss
#28022annoyance
#39860provocation
#71877infliction
#90291chafe
#100265vexation
#250205aggravator

How to use infliction in a sentence?

  1. Simone Weil:

    Whenever a human being, through the commission of a crime, has become exiled from good, he needs to be reintegrated with it through suffering. The suffering should be inflicted with the aim of bringing the soul to recognize freely some day that its infliction was just.

  2. Bertrand Russell:

    The infliction of cruelty with a good conscience is a delight to moralists - that is why they invented hell.

  3. Donica Thomas Varner:

    RACIAL DISPUTE AT BELOVED BAKERY ROILS LIBERAL COLLEGE TOWN The jury also found that the college( not Meredith Raimondo) was guilty of intentional infliction of emotional distress for David Gibson, David Gibson, as well as libel and intentional infliction of emotional distress onhis son. Donica Thomas Varner, the colleges general counsel, said Donica Thomas Varner was disappointed with the verdict and denied the college had defamedthe bakery or its owners. Neither Oberlin College nor Dean Meredith Raimondo defamed a local business or Oberlin College owners, and they never endorsed statements made by others, rather, the college and Dr. Raimondo worked to ensure that students freedom of speech was protected and that the student demonstrations were safe and lawful, and they attempted to help the plaintiffs repair any harm caused by the student protests. AS OBERLIN ACTIVISM FLARED, STUDENTS PUSHED TO BANISH GRADES BELOW C According to one ofthe bakerys attorneys, the verdict sendsa clear message to other educational institutions. I think part of what we did here today is answer the question as to, What are we going to tolerate in our society ?

  4. Nils Melzer:

    In my view, all of the incidents shown in this video require independent investigation and most of them are likely to merit prosecution, clearly gratuitous infliction of severe pain and suffering … constitutes a grave violation of human dignity and of the universal code of conduct for law enforcement officials.


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