- affliction (n.)
- c. 1300, from Old French afliction (11c.), from Latin afflictionem
(nominative afflictio), noun of action from past participle stem of affligere (see afflict).
- 1. Hay fever is an affliction which arrives at an early age.
- 2. Now he was in deep affliction for the loss of his brother.
- 3. His deafness is a great affliction to him.
- 4. It's a light affliction and will last but for a season.
- 5. He little thought he was himself to suffer a worse affliction.
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