• Pronunciation Video of inflict

  • Pronunciation of inflict: IH0 N F L IH1 K T (ɪn'flɪkt)

  • Number of syllables of inflict: 2

  • Definition of inflict

    • (v): impose something unpleasant; "The principal visited his rage on the students"  
  • Examples of inflict

    • Hitting this will inflict great damage.  
    • For the pain they will inflict on other people.  
    • Ryan sidestepped when asked which would inflict the most harm on the economy.  
    • It is inexpedient to inflict punishment.  
    • I've found it best to not inflict my moves on anyone, no matter what song is playing.  
    • The wounds inflict pain upon the paitient.  
    • Opponents are struggling to inflict damage on Serena Williams.  
    • Syria forces inflict heavy losses on militants.  
    • He witnesses the attack and the brutality the Indians inflict on the white man.  
    • The judge can acquit the defendant or inflict the punishment requested.  

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