Example sentences for: afflicts

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

  • Grateful Nation is said to present a powerful but one-sided argument for the existence of the "Gulf War syndrome" that many vets claim afflicts them.

  • 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.

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

  • 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."

  • 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 :


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