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.

  • 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 ] .

  • 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.

  • Not only would that explain Alexander's fever, chills, and severe bowel distress, the scholars say, but the disease can induce a rare complication called "ascending paralysis," which looks like rigor mortis even though the afflicted person may not yet be dead.

  • He has reservations, but wants to help the afflicted.


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