Synonyms for Infliction:
n.like, willing, intrusion. •adversity (noun)
contretemps, hard times, calamity, difficulty, poverty, dolor, curse, misfortune, poorness, misadventure, catastrophe, trial, tragedy, disaster, burden, trouble, blight, adversity, rainy day, peril, bane, destitution, bad luck, mishap, casualty, ordeal, tribulation, woe, hard luck, hardship.
punishment, castigation, visitation, pain.
breakdown, complaint, disease, infirmity, ailment, collapse, bug, feverishness, apoplexy, nausea, symptom, disorder, indisposition, debility, condition, sickness, malady, ague, illness, attack, fever, affection, decrepitude, unhealthiness, Sickliness, disability, syndrome, queasiness, handicap, pestilence, complication, infection, virus.
botheration, imposition, annoyance, pain, pain in the ass, pain in the neck, bother.
distress, throb, bruise, smarting, wound, torment, Back Ache, grief, sting, inflammation, misery, affliction, hurt, torture, earache, painfulness, spasm, pang, agony, injury, bite, burn, anguish, sore, cramp, suffering, malaise, gripe, irritation, discomfort, headache, wrench, stab, rack, stitch, chafing, pain, Migraine, throe, crick, ache.
Usage examples for infliction
This disturbed the queen very much, and she expressed her wish that Caron should not allow himself to be put off with, delays by the council, but should insist upon all due criminal punishment, the infliction of which she promised in the strongest terms to order; for she could never enjoy peace of mind, she said; so long as such scoundrels were tolerated in her kingdom. – Project Gutenberg History of The Netherlands, 1555-1623, Complete by John Lothrop Motley