Example sentences for: afflicts

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

  • An even more powerful reason flows from the groupthink that afflicts the White House press corps.

  • 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.

  • If I were he, I think I'd respond by saying that excessive prosperity is now a problem for just a few--and that the next president should see to it that it afflicts as many of us as possible.

  • Although it has nothing to do with subjunctives, I cannot resist the temptation to reproduce the following sentence from an article by Sir Roy Strong, presumed aesthete and literatus, yet evidently victim of the universal virus that afflicts many users of English when they scent the proximity of like :

  • And he confirms his own religiosity, deploring the "hollow secularism" that supposedly afflicts the unenlightened.

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