Example sentences for: affliction

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

  • The first time I saw Affliction , it struck me as both arid and pretentious; the second, arriving with no narrative expectations, I found myself more tolerant of the pacing and more drawn in by the performances.

  • Movie-- Affliction ;

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

  • 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 !

  • 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 .)


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