English noun: visitation
|1.||visitation (event) an annoying or frustrating or catastrophic event|
|Samples||His mother-in-law's visits were a great trial for him.|
Life is full of tribulations.
A visitation of the plague.
|2.||visitation (event) any disaster or catastrophe|
|Samples||A visitation of the plague.|
|Broader (hypernym)||calamity, cataclysm, catastrophe, disaster, tragedy|
|3.||visitation (act) an official visit for inspection or supervision|
|Samples||The commissioner made visitations to all the precinct stations.|
The recent visitation of the bishop to his diocese.