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infliction Saltos de línea: in|flic¦tion
Pronunciación: /ɪnˈflɪkʃ(ə)n/

Definición de infliction en inglés:


[mass noun]
1The action of inflicting something unpleasant or painful on someone or something: the repeated infliction of pain
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Perhaps, for instance, it's proper to derive satisfaction from deprivation of liberty but categorically improper to derive satisfaction from deprivation of life or infliction of physical pain.
  • It specifies that torture includes only intentional infliction of ‘severe pain or suffering, whether physical or mental.’
  • Georgia, coined the phrase ‘unnecessary and wanton infliction of pain.’
1.1 [count noun] informal, dated A nuisance: what an infliction he must be!
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • He, too, bore several inflictions, but if they bothered him it did not show.
  • Quite what the South Africans have done to warrant this infliction I'd better not speculate on.
  • If readers thought that was a nefarious scheme, I apologize for any infliction it may have caused.

Palabras que riman con infliction

addiction, affliction, benediction, constriction, conviction, crucifixion, depiction, dereliction, diction, eviction, fiction, friction, interdiction, jurisdiction, malediction, restriction, transfixion, valediction
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