In*flic"tion (?), n. [L. inflictio: cf. F. infliction.]


The act of inflicting or imposing; as, the infliction of torment, or of punishment.


That which is inflicted or imposed, as punishment, disgrace, calamity, etc.

His severest inflictions are in themselves acts of justice and righteousness. Rogers.


© Webster 1913.

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