Synonyms for (noun) inflammation

Synonyms: ignition, inflammation, firing, lighting, kindling

Definition: the act of setting something on fire

Similar words: burning, combustion

Definition: the act of burning something

Usage: the burning of leaves was prohibited by a town ordinance


Synonyms: inflaming, inflammation

Definition: arousal to violent emotion

Similar words: rousing, arousal

Definition: the act of arousing

Usage: the purpose of art is the arousal of emotions


Synonyms: fervor, fervour, excitation, excitement, inflammation

Definition: the state of being emotionally aroused and worked up

Usage: his face was flushed with excitement and his hands trembled; he tried to calm those who were in a state of extreme inflammation

Similar words: emotional arousal

Definition: the arousal of strong emotions and emotional behavior


Synonyms: inflammation, redness, rubor

Definition: a response of body tissues to injury or irritation; characterized by pain and swelling and redness and heat

Similar words: symptom

Definition: (medicine) any sensation or change in bodily function that is experienced by a patient and is associated with a particular disease