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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Infliction \In*flic"tion\, noun [L. inflictio: cf. F. infliction.]

1. The act of inflicting or imposing; as, the infliction of torment, or of punishment.

2. That which is inflicted or imposed, as punishment, disgrace, calamity, etc.

His severest inflictions are in themselves acts of justice and righteousness. --Rogers.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:



1: the act of imposing something (as a tax or an embargo) [syn: {imposition}, {infliction}]

2: an act causing pain or damage

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" [syn: {annoyance}, {bother}, {botheration}, {pain}, {infliction}, {pain in the neck}, {pain in the ass}]

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