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1. infliction

noun. ['ˌɪnˈflɪkʃən'] the act of imposing something (as a tax or an embargo).

Synonyms

  • protection
  • reimposition
  • enforcement
  • regimentation
  • imposition
  • taxation

Antonyms

  • goodness
  • good
  • behave
  • refrain

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Words that Rhyme with Infliction

  • contradiction
  • jurisdiction
  • crucifixion
  • constriction
  • restriction
  • interdiction
  • dereliction
  • benediction
  • prediction
  • nonfiction
  • conviction
  • depiction
  • affliction
  • friction
  • eviction
  • addiction
  • fiction
  • diction

Example sentences of the word infliction


1. Noun, singular or mass
Aggression refers to the intentional infliction** of harm on one person by another.

2. infliction

noun. ['ˌɪnˈflɪkʃən'] an act causing pain or damage.

Synonyms

  • wrongdoing
  • misconduct
  • actus reus

Antonyms

  • calm
  • pleasantness
  • pleasure
  • inactivity

3. infliction

noun. ['ˌɪnˈflɪkʃən'] something or someone that causes trouble; a source of unhappiness.

Synonyms

  • annoyance
  • bother
  • irritant
  • botheration
  • negative stimulus
  • pain in the neck
  • pain in the ass
  • plague
  • pain
  • nuisance
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