infliction of emotional distress

in·​flic·​tion of emotional distress
: the tort of intentionally or negligently causing emotional distress

called also infliction of mental distress

see also emotional distress

Dictionary Entries Near infliction of emotional distress

inflammatory

infliction of emotional distress

influence

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“Infliction of emotional distress.” Merriam-Webster.com Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/legal/infliction%20of%20emotional%20distress. Accessed 21 May. 2024.

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