Associations to the word «Affliction»

Wiktionary

AFFLICTION, noun. A state of pain, suffering, distress or agony.
AFFLICTION, noun. Something which causes pain, suffering, distress or agony.

Dictionary definition

AFFLICTION, noun. A state of great suffering and distress due to adversity.
AFFLICTION, noun. A condition of suffering or distress due to ill health.
AFFLICTION, noun. A cause of great suffering and distress.

Wise words

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Friedrich Nietzsche