Example sentences for: afflicted

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

  • Du Bois in 1903, describing, in The Souls of Black Folk , a "double consciousness" that afflicted, yet graced, the coloreds of his day.

  • The more Clinton is afflicted, the more the press comforts him by afflicting Starr.

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

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

  • He cannot forget anything, and if he needs to put something out of mind, he has to take a mental walk down his mental road and dig a mental hole in which to bury it; he is also afflicted (if "afflicted" is the word) with synesthesia, as well as with an uncertain grasp of self.


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