Example sentences for: afflicting

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

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

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

  • 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.

  • 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."

  • The prevalence of chronic conditions such as hypertension, non-insulin dependent diabetes mellitus, and coronary heart disease (CHD) in developed countries demand substantial medical resources [ 1 ] . Moreover, these conditions are becoming increasing common among the well-off groups in middle and low-income countries [ 2 ] . While the quality of life and health of individuals is adversely affected by chronic conditions, there is a concomitant loss in work productivity [ 3 4 ] . This is especially important for middle and low-income countries where skilled labor is relatively scarce and the treatment of chronic conditions may entail a reduction in health care resources available for diseases afflicting the poor [ 5 ] . A preventive approach to chronic diseases is therefore appealing.


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