HyperDic: affliction

English > 3 senses of the word affliction:
NOUNstateafflictiona state of great suffering and distress due to adversity
stateafflictiona condition of suffering or distress due to ill health
eventafflictiona cause of great suffering and distress
affliction > pronunciation
Soundsahflih'kshahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > affliction: 3 senses > noun 1, state
MeaningA state of great suffering and distress due to adversity.
Narrowercross, crown of thornsAny affliction that causes great suffering
Broaderadversity, hardship, hard knocksA state of misfortune or affliction
Spanishaflicción, congoja
Verbsafflictcause physical pain or suffering in
afflictcause great unhappiness for
English > affliction: 3 senses > noun 2, state
MeaningA condition of suffering or distress due to ill health.
Narrowerdeformity, malformation, misshapennessAn affliction in which some part of the body is misshapen or malformed
Broaderill health, unhealthiness, health problemA state in which you are unable to function normally and without pain
Spanishaflicción
English > affliction: 3 senses > noun 3, event
MeaningA cause of great suffering and distress.
NarrowerattackA sudden occurrence of an uncontrollable condition
bane, curse, scourge, nemesisSomething causing misery or death
calvary, martyrdomAny experience that causes intense suffering
curse, tormentA severe affliction
trial, tribulation, visitationAn annoying or frustrating or catastrophic event
BroadertroubleAn event causing distress / distress or pain
Spanishaflicción, pesadumbre, pesar, sufrimiento
Catalanaflicció, pena, sofriment
Verbsafflictcause great unhappiness for

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