Example sentences for: afflicted

How can you use “afflicted” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Further support of this hypothesis comes from a more recent report by Binion's group showing that individuals afflicted with Crohn's colitis have an apparent inability to express iNOS in their intestinal microvascular endothelium [ 29].

  • It's likely, from past revelations, that Mike Tyson may be similarly afflicted.

  • In the following quotation, the reader may have difficulty in determining how far from his wife this ideal husband lives, why he isn't bankrupt from feeding parking meters, and what circumstance might have afflicted him with muteness:

  • In recent decades an ilk epidemic has afflicted journalists and broadcasters and ordinary people who like to fancy-up their language a bit.

  • The afflicted children--about 20 percent of the 18,000 adopted--are incapable of forming emotional bonds with their new parents, probably because the absence of attention and affection in infancy stunted brain development.


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