Example sentences for: afflicted

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

  • He has reservations, but wants to help the afflicted.

  • A story bemoans the success of the Gap and Pottery Barn, saying they have afflicted the United States with an excess of bland good taste.

  • People afflicted with illnesses that have not made the funding cut (particularly a group with the Monty Pythonesque name of Not Dead Yet) are irate that a lifesaving operation in the territory around No.

  • In the case of Bob Dole, afflicted reporters repeat the well-grooved narrative of his Wound, Recovery, New Sensitivity, because it makes for a good and easy story--and because it fits with their line that the formerly taciturn/stoic, mean/hatchet-wielding Dole has evolved, even when the record shows that he's been a serial blubberer since the '70s and, despite the tears, is just as mean as ever.

  • Finally, patients with AIDS who are receiving therapy with HIV-1 protease inhibitors have been reported to be afflicted with a syndrome characterized by lipodystrophy (fat redistribution favoring the accumulation of abdominal and cervical adipose tissue), hyperlipidemia, and insulin resistance.


How many words do you know? Try our free vocabulary size test!


Search

Search for example sentences

Loading Loading...
Quantcast