Example sentences for: affliction

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

  • 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 !

  • Under the headline, Plaintiff faints at mention of sex, Ben Maclntyre, The Times correspondent in New York, reported [11 March 1994] about a Cincinnati woman who suffers from conversion hysteria , a fortunately rare affliction in which the individual collapses unconscious at the mention of a word or group of words.

  • There are occasional hidden entries, as the list of diseases—among them the dread mohogus —under the entry for Fowlenzia . (In the VERBATIM family, some suffer from Fowler's pip , an affliction affecting language fanatics who base a slavish purism on a literal interpretation of Modern English Usage .)

  • Movie-- Affliction ;


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