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Origin of infliction
OTHER WORDS FROM inflictionpre·in·flic·tion, noun
Words nearby infliction
Example sentences from the Web for infliction
He enjoyed the infliction of pain, as long as he wasn't the object of it.
And Val, in his good-nature, bore the infliction passively so long as she kept civil and peaceable.Elster's Folly|Mrs. Henry Wood
It is the only way the infliction can be endured, for the sitting-room is so small that we cannot keep the door closed habitually.Penelope's Experiences in Scotland|Kate Douglas Wiggin
For my part, I would just as soon suffer the infliction with bare feet as through a thin layer of stocking.Jack Harkaway's Boy Tinker Among The Turks|Bracebridge Hemyng