- IPA: /ˌkɒnfləˈɡɹeɪʃən/
A large fire extending to many objects, or over a large space; a general burning.
- It took sixty firefighters to put out the conflagration.
- 2018, Ian Kerner / Suzannah Weiss, The Establishment, What A Fake ‘Female Orgasm’ Statistic Says About Gender Bias ↗
- Irony, bigger and cruel, seems to be embedded into our respective processes of arousal: that a woman, so unique in her sexuality…should so often find this vast potential for blazing ecstasy smoldered — a magnificent conflagration left unlit — all for lack of a match that can hold its flame.
- (figuratively) A large-scale conflict.
- French: conflagration, incendie
- German: Feuersbrunst, Großbrand
- Italian: conflagrazione
- Portuguese: conflagração
- Russian: большо́й пожа́р
- Spanish: conflagración
- German: Flächenbrand