Example sentences for: afflicted

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

  • In that connection I am constrained to express my skepticism about the accuracy and wisdom of diagnosing everyone who has difficulty learning to read and write as being afflicted with dyslexia: learning is sometimes difficult--I had terrible trouble with history when I was a student--and it is wrong to attribute a large percentage of failures and difficulties to some disorder rather than to the (possible) failings of a teacher or, more often, to a simple lack of interest and motivation in the student.

  • There is little discerning power evident in Weisberg's relativist judging of the moral failings of Democratic campaigns against the most afflicted Republican examples.

  • 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.

  • afflicted" with "manic-depressive illness," as evidenced by his having bitten off part of Evander Holyfield's ear.

  • Trojan horses, long of concern to money managers, database managers, and weapons experts at the Pentagon, afflicted thousands of ordinary consumers in the course of an episode concluded by the Federal Trade Commission last winter.


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