Synonyms for infliction

Synonyms for (noun) infliction

Synonyms: infliction

Definition: an act causing pain or damage

Similar words: misconduct, wrongdoing, wrongful conduct, actus reus

Definition: activity that transgresses moral or civil law

Usage: he denied any wrongdoing


Synonyms: imposition, infliction

Definition: the act of imposing something (as a tax or an embargo)

Similar words: enforcement

Definition: the act of enforcing; ensuring observance of or obedience to


Synonyms: bother, botheration, pain, pain in the ass, pain in the neck, annoyance, infliction

Definition: something or someone that causes trouble; a source of unhappiness

Usage: 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

Similar words: negative stimulus

Definition: a stimulus with undesirable consequences