Example sentences for: afflicted

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

  • A woman dressed in a blue veil or the blue habit of a nun who appeared to help the sick and the afflicted during the seventeenth century.

  • While normally reports on allergies might not rouse the Sunday morning reader, I'm sure most will read on to discover that, indeed, the afflicted are equally irritated by latex precautions for other extremities.

  • The small chapel at the rear, Nossa Senhora dos Aflitos (Our Lady of the Afflicted), is where women often pray when their fishermen husbands are away at sea.

  • With one afflicted parent, there is a 50 percent chance of inheritance; and when neither parent is an allergy sufferer, there's still a 20 percent chance.

  • The leaden account Walsh has produced more than a decade later reflects in microcosm most of the foibles that afflicted his investigation.

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