Example sentences for: afflicts

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

  • To that end, Slate offers a real Election Day forecast, predicting the outcomes of close Senate and gubernatorial races based on the Tuesday weather map in Monday's USA Today . (Why USA Today ? It does not suffer from the notorious liberal meteorological bias that afflicts the New York Times and the Washington Post .) In the interest of accuracy, Slate has updated the predictions based on USA Today 's Tuesday forecast.

  • The Times of London said his job was to get rid of the "body-bag syndrome" that afflicts most NATO governments, "above all that of the militarily dominant US."

  • It might be rooted in some sort of primal hunter-gatherer-type urge, the kind that afflicts most men when they enter a Price Club ("Of course we need 24 gallons of WD-40, honey.

  • But the winner's curse afflicts auction bidders whenever there is uncertainty over the current or eventual value of the item on the block.

  • The host is Rosie O'Donnell, a symbol of the blandness that usually afflicts the awards.


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