Example sentences for: affliction

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

  • I suffer from a minor but aggravating form of this affliction.

  • Perhaps I'd have responded more fully to Affliction if it had been in Swedish.

  • Movies like 8MM make me appreciate what Paul Schrader tried to do when he chose to bring Russell Banks' novel Affliction to the screen.

  • Iris is a tiny yet imposing thing (Lowensohn was Dracula's daughter in Michael Almereyda's 1994 movie Nadja ) with a game leg; it was her "affliction," says Harry, later, that was the source of his attraction.

  • That is, the doctor is not supposed to express his loathing or disgust at the manifestations of some horrible affliction, nor is it deemed proper for him to assume an accusatory posture reflected in expressions like, What a fool you are for having exposed yourself to the Malay waste-away !


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