Example sentences for: afflicted

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

  • 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.

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

  • 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.

  • (My apologies to any afflicted fish I may have offended, and to those who love to kill them.

  • Solanum americanum leaf decoction is used for fevers by the Mosetene Indians in Bolivia [ 108 ] . Solanum species is used in Guatemala and by the Pilagá in Argentina to treat boils, dermatitis, as a cicatrizant and analgesic [ 130 ] . Solanum torvum and Solanum mammosum leaf juices are rubbed onto afflicted areas for athlete's foot in Belize [ 109 ] . Solanum nigrescens leaf decoction was suggested as an effective treatment for vaginal candidiasis [ 55 108 ] . Solanum americanum leaf extracts were active against Microsporum species, Epidermophyton floccosum , Trichophyton species and Cryptococcus neoformans and showed intraperitoneal subacute toxicity in mice [ 127 131 108 ] .


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