1. [ noun ] an annoying or frustrating or catastrophic event
Synonyms: trial tribulation

"his mother-in-law's visits were a great trial for him" "life is full of tribulations" "a visitation of the plague"

Related terms: affliction fire inflict
2. [ noun ] any disaster or catastrophe

"a visitation of the plague"

Related terms: calamity visit
3. [ noun ] an official visit for inspection or supervision
Synonyms: visit

"the commissioner made visitations to all the precinct stations" "the recent visitation of the bishop to his diocese"

Related terms: examination visit visit site_visit visit