Infliction

In*flic"tion

(?), n. [L. inflictio: cf. F. infliction.] 1. The act of inflicting or imposing; as, the infliction of torment, or of punishment.
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2. That which is inflicted or imposed, as punishment, disgrace, calamity, etc.
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His severest inflictions are in themselves acts of justice and righteousness.
Rogers.
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