Definition Of affliction

noun

something that causes pain or suffering.

a crippling affliction of the nervous system

Example Of affliction

  • a crippling affliction of the nervous system

  • A scream of pure affliction passed across her lips and infinite pain seemed to hit her, bruising her heart.

  • All three have tried assorted medication and even thought about brain surgery to rid themselves of their afflictions , so this is a desperate last attempt to find a cure and give them back their lives.

  • Also Jupiter has just separated by two minutes from a square of the Sun, which is an affliction .

  • Anger, it should be noted, has etymological roots both in trouble, grief and affliction .


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