Example sentences for: afflicted

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

  • The origins of lytico-bodig on Guam are still mysterious (as is the fact that, apparently, no one born after 1950 or so has been afflicted); there are many theories afloat, one of them involving the culinary use of the fruit of the cycad, a genus of fernlike shrub that is among the oldest forms of life on the planet.

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

  • You will always see someone rubbing the part of a statue corresponding to an afflicted area in the hope of relief from pain and worry.

  • 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.

  • The financial crises that have shaken much of the world all started, at least in the first instance, with investors betting that the currency of the afflicted nation would fall in value against harder currencies such as the dollar.


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