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Dictionary definition for: Infliction

1. (n) the act of imposing something (as a tax or an embargo)

2. (n) an act causing pain or damage

3. (n) something or someone that causes trouble; a source of unhappiness; "washing dishes was a nuisance before we got a dish washer" "a bit of a bother" "he''s not a friend, he''s an infliction"

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