Adjective "Afflicted" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Afflicted


    Definition:

    1. to distress with mental or bodily pain; trouble greatly or grievously: to be afflicted with arthritis.

    2. Obsolete. to overthrow; defeat. to humble.

    Origin:
    afflict

    Examples:

    "regions can be afflicted with madnesses."

    "places can be afflicted by paralysises."

    "himselfs can be afflicted by blocks."

    "brothers can be afflicted by paralysises."

    "areas can be afflicted."

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