infliction
I noun abuse, application, blow, castigation, commission, commitment, execution, force, harassment, imposition, incommodum, injury, maltreatment, misfortune, oppression, ordeal, penalty, performance, perpetration, persecution, plague, punishment, torment, torture, trial, violence, wound II index casualty, catastrophe, commission (act), condemnation (punishment), correction (punishment), damage, discipline (punishment), encumbrance, ground, imposition (excessive burden), mischief, nuisance, pain, penalty, punishment, sanction (punishment)

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  • infliction — ⇒INFLICTION, subst. fém. DR., vx. ,,Action d infliger une peine corporelle et afflictive (LITTRÉ). L empereur : Le châtiment n est il pas l infliction d un mal contraire au crime commis? (CLAUDEL, Repos 7e jour, 1901, II, p. 829) : • En suivant… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Infliction — In*flic tion, n. [L. inflictio: cf. F. infliction.] 1. The act of inflicting or imposing; as, the infliction of torment, or of punishment. [1913 Webster] 2. That which is inflicted or imposed, as punishment, disgrace, calamity, etc. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Infliction — Infliction, lat. deutsch, die Auferlegung einer Strafe …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • infliction — 1530s, from L.L. inflictionem (nom. inflictio) an inflicting, a striking against, noun of action from pp. stem of L. infligere (see INFLICT (Cf. inflict)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • infliction — [in flik′shən] n. [LL inflictio] 1. the act of inflicting 2. something inflicted, as punishment …   English World dictionary

  • infliction — /in flik sheuhn/, n. 1. the act of inflicting. 2. something inflicted, as punishment or suffering. [1525 35; < LL infliction (s. of inflictio). See INFLICT, ION] * * * …   Universalium

  • infliction — (in fli ksion ; en vers, de quatre syllabes) s. f. Action d infliger. L infliction de certaines privations comme pénitence.    Terme de jurisprudence. Action d infliger une peine corporelle et afflictive. REMARQUE    Ce mot, qui ne se trouve pas… …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • infliction — inflict ► VERB (inflict on) 1) cause (something unpleasant or painful) to be suffered by. 2) impose (something unwelcome) on. DERIVATIVES infliction noun. ORIGIN Latin infligere strike against …   English terms dictionary

  • infliction — noun Date: 1534 1. the act of inflicting 2. something (as punishment or suffering) that is inflicted …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • infliction — noun The act of inflicting or something inflicted; an imposition …   Wiktionary

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