Definition of Inflictions

1. Noun. (plural of infliction) ¹



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Definition of Inflictions

1. infliction [n] - See also: infliction

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Inflictions

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inflexionally
inflexions
inflexive
inflexure
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inflicted
inflicted insight
inflicted insights
inflicter
inflicters
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inflicteth
inflicting
infliction
inflictions (current term)
inflictive
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infliximab
inflorescence
inflorescences
inflorescent
inflow
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inflowing
inflows
influencable

Literary usage of Inflictions

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1. The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D. by John Hawkins (1787)
"... but that they were the inflictions of Providence. Great endeavours were ufed with the earl, to prevail on him to ..."

2. History of the Second War Between the United States of America and Great by Charles Jared Ingersoll (1852)
"... her inflictions of blockade, search, impressment, contraband and resuscitated colonial rules. The merchants urged war; which they finally compelled the ..."

3. The Ecclesiastical History of England and Normandy by Ordericus Vitalis, Léopold Delisle, Guizot (François) (1854)
"... perceiving the heart of man a prey to iniquity, visits the people lost in ignorance, and the unbridled populace, with a variety of inflictions. ..."

4. The Transactions of the Royal Irish Academy by Royal Irish Academy (1828)
"... to which some historians have given a decided preference over the more sanguinary inflictions of modern times.—From No. II. it may be inferred that ..."

5. Salad for the Social by Frederick Saunders (1856)
"... such paramount value upon the acquisition of wealth To what voluntary inflictions, sufferings and life-toils, will not men submit for its attainment ? ..."

6. The National Review edited by Richard Holt Hutton, Walter Bagehot (1860)
"As one tries to read the tragic narrative, the heart now grows faint under the merciless inflictions, and then thrills with ..."

7. The Iliads of Homer, Prince of Poets: Never Before in Any Language Truly by Homer, George Chapman, William Cooke Taylor (1843)
"... whereof many gods examples may produce, In many bitter ills receiv'd ; as well that men sustain By their inflictions, as by men repaid to them again. ..."

8. The Upper Canada Law Journal and Municipal and Local Courts' Gazette by William S. Hein & Company (1860)
"Few such inflictions, we candidly confess, appear among the published papers of the Society for promoting the amendment of the Lew. ..."

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