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English noun: visitation

1. visitation (event) an annoying or frustrating or catastrophic event


SamplesHis mother-in-law's visits were a great trial for him.
Life is full of tribulations.
A visitation of the plague.


Synonymstrial, tribulation


Broader (hypernym)affliction


Narrower (hyponym)fire

2. visitation (event) any disaster or catastrophe


SamplesA visitation of the plague.


Broader (hypernym)calamity, cataclysm, catastrophe, disaster, tragedy

3. visitation (act) an official visit for inspection or supervision


SamplesThe commissioner made visitations to all the precinct stations.
The recent visitation of the bishop to his diocese.


Broader (hypernym)visit









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