Example sentences for: affliction

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

  • Outcome is dictated by the intensity of the affliction.

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

  • It is not de rigueur for linguists or lexicographers to utter judgments about language, just as doctors are not supposed to react with revulsion should a patient reveal a particularly revolting affliction.

  • Based on a grim novel by the Baron of Bleak, Russell Banks, and set in a frigid town in northern New Hampshire, Affliction tells the story of Wade Whitehouse (Nick Nolte), a part-time police officer and full-time flunky, who's constitutionally unequipped to survive a succession of personal and professional crises.

  • The affliction of Christopher Hitchens, the triumph of various ball clubs.

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