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inflammation meaning and definition

Definition and meaning of inflammation at MeaningMonkey.org. inflammation meaning and definition in the English Dictionary.


Definition of inflammation (noun)

  1. a response of body tissues to injury or irritation; characterized by pain and swelling and redness and heat
  2. the state of being emotionally aroused and worked up
    • "his face was flushed with excitement and his hands trembled"; "he tried to calm those who were in a state of extreme inflammation"
    • synonyms: excitation, excitement, fervor, fervour
  3. arousal to violent emotion
  4. the act of setting something on fire
Source: Princeton University Wordnet

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