Thesaurus > Related Words: infliction

  Words related to infliction

Related / Similar Words: imposition, annoyance, bother, botheration, pain, pain in the neck, pain in the ass

 

Definition:
  • an act causing pain or damage;
  • the act of imposing something (as a tax or an embargo);
  • something or someone that causes trouble; a source of unhappiness; "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";

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    Hyponyms: protection, trade protection, regimentation, reimposition, taxation, nuisance, irritant, thorn, plague

     

    Derivational Morphology: inflict, bring down, visit, impose, levy, pain, anguish, hurt, trouble, put out, inconvenience, disoblige, discommode, incommode, bother, annoy, rag, get to, get at, irritate, rile, nark, nettle, gravel, vex, chafe, devil

     

     
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