Example sentences for: afflicting

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

  • The LAT fronts, while the WP and NYT run inside, a report released today by the Rand Corp., at the behest of the government, which says an experimental anti-nerve gas medication given to up to 300,000 U.S. troops during the Gulf War may be the cause of the host of mysterious chronic illnesses afflicting tens of thousands of Gulf veterans.

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

  • In an editorial Thursday, the Times of London decried the chaos afflicting international diplomacy over Kosovo, "with meetings scheduled and cancelled within hours, statements issued and promptly retracted, statesmen announcing their arrival in capitals unprepared to greet them, and leaders trying to keep telephone track of the Balkan imbroglio while locked into campaigns and duties thousands of miles away."

  • And it makes an already litigious society more so, afflicting more and more people with onerous discovery, bottomless legal expenses, and grotesque but legal invasions of privacy.

  • Attention-deficit disorder is also afflicting the Dole team.


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