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  Definition of infliction
  1. an act causing pain or damage
  2. the act of imposing something (as a tax or an embargo)
  3. 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"
Similar Words: imposition, annoyance, bother, botheration, pain, pain in the neck, pain in the ass

 

Hyponyms: protection, trade protection, regimentation, reimposition, taxation, nuisance, irritant, thorn, plague

 

Derivational Morphology: inflict, bring down, visit, impose, levy, pain, anguish, hurt, trouble, put out, inconvenience, disoblige, discommode, incommode, bother, annoy, rag, get to, get at, irritate, rile, nark, nettle, gravel, vex, chafe, devil

 

 
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