Synonyms of inflammation


1. inflammation, redness, rubor, symptom

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

2. excitement, excitation, inflammation, fervor, fervour, emotional arousal

usage: 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"

3. inflammation, inflaming, arousal, rousing

usage: arousal to violent emotion

4. ignition, firing, lighting, kindling, inflammation, burning, combustion

usage: the act of setting something on fire

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