[in-flik-shuh n] /ɪnˈflɪk ʃən/
the act of .
something , as punishment or suffering.
1530s, from Late Latin inflictionem (nominative inflictio) “an inflicting, a striking against,” noun of action from past participle stem of Latin infligere (see inflict).
[in-flikt] /ɪnˈflɪkt/ verb (used with object) 1. to impose as something that must be borne or suffered: to inflict punishment. 2. to impose (anything unwelcome): The regime inflicted burdensome taxes on the people. 3. to deal or deliver, as a blow. /ɪnˈflɪkt/ verb (transitive) 1. often foll by on or upon. to impose (something unwelcome, […]
[in-flahyt] /ˈɪnˌflaɪt/ adjective 1. done, served, or shown during an air voyage: an in-flight movie. adjective 1. provided during flight in an aircraft: in-flight meals adj. also in-flight, “during a flight,” 1945, from in + flight.
[in-flahyt] /ˈɪnˌflaɪt/ adjective 1. done, served, or shown during an air voyage: an in-flight movie. adjective 1. provided during flight in an aircraft: in-flight meals
[in-flaw-res-uh ns, -floh-, -fluh-] /ˌɪn flɔˈrɛs əns, -floʊ-, -flə-/ noun 1. a flowering or blossoming. 2. Botany. /ˌɪnflɔːˈrɛsəns/ noun 1. the part of a plant that consists of the flower-bearing stalks 2. the arrangement of the flowers on the stalks 3. the process of flowering; blossoming n. 1760, from Modern Latin inflorescentia, from Late Latin […]