Example sentences for: afflicted

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

  • These difficulties have certainly afflicted the Department of Homeland Security, hamstrung by its many congressional overseers.

  • Outwardly normal, the afflicted children are anti-social monsters: One adoptive mother has been charged with murdering her uncontrollable son.

  • 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.

  • 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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