Translation of infliction in Spanish:

infliction

Pronunciation: /ɪnˈflɪkʃən/

noun/nombre

uncountable/no numerable
  • (of burden, penalty) imposición (feminine) the infliction of pain el causar dolor
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    • 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.’

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