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inflicted, past participle; inflicts, 3rd person singular present; inflicting, present participle; inflicted, past tense;
  1. Cause (something unpleasant or painful) to be suffered by someone or something
    • - they inflicted serious injuries on three other men
  2. Impose something unwelcome on
    • - she is wrong to inflict her beliefs on everyone else

  1. impose something unpleasant; "The principal visited his rage on the students"
  2. (infliction) imposition: the act of imposing something (as a tax or an embargo)
  3. (infliction) an act causing pain or damage
  4. (infliction) annoyance: 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"
  5. To thrust upon; to impose
  6. (inflicted) caused or carried out
  7. An 'Inflict' is any effect with the call INFLICT attached; unless its duration is stated, it has effect until the sun next crosses the horizon. Inflict effects may be up to permanent in duration.
  8. to imposed something burdensome
  9. to give something hurtful, as if you were actually hitting the person