Example sentences for: inflicted

How can you use “inflicted” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • The papers report inside that George Harrison will recover from his stab wounds and that the man who inflicted them was charged with attempted murder and scheduled for psychiatric evaluation.

  • Grover Norquist, who is the president of an anti-tax organization and an adviser to Newt Gingrich, compares the 1996 election to the Battle of the Bulge, in which Germany inflicted losses on the Allies, but weakened itself to a point where it could soon be defeated.

  • Punishment of children, the article recounts, "should be unpleasant, memorable, and inflicted at a time that is convenient for the parent."

  • Russia's biggest-circulation newspaper, Komsomolskaya Pravda, gave a horrific account of the experiments inflicted on Soviet cosmonauts in the 1960s.

  • The NYT off-lead covers a weekend meeting of moderate Republicans worrying about how to repair the image to their party that they say was inflicted by its prosecution of Clinton.

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