Associations to the word «Afflicted»


AFFLICT, verb. (transitive) To cause (someone) pain, suffering or distress.
AFFLICT, verb. (obsolete) To strike or cast down; to overthrow.
AFFLICT, verb. (obsolete) To make low or humble.

Dictionary definition

AFFLICT, verb. Cause great unhappiness for; distress; "she was afflicted by the death of her parents".
AFFLICT, verb. Cause physical pain or suffering in; "afflict with the plague".

Wise words

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Robert Burton